Emergency Preparedness

Helping you plan, prepare and get up-to-date information, including guidance and mental health resources for storm readiness during COVID-19.

Also visit Governor's Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness.


Mask Up Y'all

Talk to your children about the importance of wearing masks. Here you will find guidance for K-12 parents, guardians and caregivers, and teachers and staff who are returning to school in fall 2021. For the health and safety of all, make sure students are aware of how to practice daily preventive measures.

COVID-19 Testing

LDH now recommends everyone, regardless of vaccination status, get tested if they believe they may have been exposed to COVID-19. COVID-19 testing sites can be found in towns, cities and communities throughout Louisiana. You can get tested at doctor’s offices, clinics, pharmacies, parish health units and many other locations.

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Vaccines currently being administered are from Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson.  Pfizer and Moderna are two-dose vaccines while Johnson & Johnson is one dose.  All three vaccines have been authorized for emergency use by the FDA and are safe and effective.

Medicaid Information

Are you eligible for Medicaid? Learn how to apply and choose a health plan or doctor.


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