Kids COVID-19 Vaccines

Like car seats, COVID vaccines are PROVEN LIFESAVERS

Children aged 6 months and up are now eligible to receive a free COVID-19 vaccine.

COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters

Following the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) emergency use authorization, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is expanding eligibility of the COVID-19 booster doses to children ages 5 and older. CDC now recommends children ages 5-11 should receive a booster shot five months after their initial Pfizer-BioNTech series.

Pediatric Vaccine Champion

Calling all Parents, Guardians, Caretakers, Educators, Pediatricians, Community Leaders, and Faith Leaders!

Join us in keeping Louisiana’s children safe from COVID-19! 

Vaccines are now available for ages 5-17, and that is our biggest opportunity to stop the spread of COVID-19, stop Delta and Omicron variants in their tracks, and ensure safe, in-person learning for Louisiana’s children.

LDH Business Plan

Together: Building a Stronger LDH and a Healthier Louisiana, our business plan for state fiscal year Fiscal Year 2022, defines how the Louisiana Department of Health will measurably improve its programs, services, and outcomes in the upcoming year.

Medicaid Information

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

 

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