LDH News

February 26, 2021
State and local officials will mark the start of a community vaccination clinic in North Baton Rouge on Friday that will serve as a model of community collaboration to ensure vaccines reach underserved areas.
February 24, 2021
The Louisiana Department of Health on Wednesday has confirmed one additional death tied to the February 2021 winter storm, bringing the statewide death toll to 6.
February 22, 2021
The Louisiana Department will be holding community COVID vaccination clinics in southwestern Louisiana during the week of February 22-27, 2021.
February 22, 2021
The more contagious U.K. variant of COVID-19 has been identified in Louisiana, and all Louisianans need to take precautions to protect themselves and their loved ones.
February 22, 2021
This week, 501 vaccine providers across the state will receive very limited doses of COVID vaccine. These providers - including 168 chain pharmacies, 138 independent pharmacies, 47 hospitals, 45 public health providers, 24 urgent cares, 23 federally qualified health centers (FQHCs), 18 community events, 16 medical practices, 12 rural health clinics (RHCs), and 10 other healthcare providers - represent all nine public health regions and 64 parishes of the state.
February 20, 2021
The Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness is seeking information from anyone who received damage due to the winter weather event this week. The self-reporting survey, which can be found at damage.la.gov, will help local and state emergency managers collect data to move forward with the recovery process.
February 20, 2021
A 68-year-old man and a 44-year-old woman in Avoyelles Parish died of carbon monoxide poisoning after a generator was placed in the camper in which they were staying.
February 18, 2021
The community vaccination clinic for North Baton Rouge residents will be held from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, February 26 and Saturday, February 27 at Living Faith Christian Center, 6375 Winbourne Ave., Baton Rouge, LA 70805.
February 18, 2021
This group brings the total population eligible in Louisiana to nearly 1.65 million people. Louisiana is currently vaccinating people in Priority Group 1B-Tier One.
February 18, 2021
Sites in the Baton Rouge, Southwest, Cenla, Northwest and Northeast regions will remain closed today. Northwest and Northeast testing sites will remain closed through the rest of the week. An announcement will be made later today on reopening the remaining sites.
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