LDH News

October 20, 2020
No-cost flu shots will be available from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, October 22 at the Grant Parish Health Unit, 340 Webb Smith Road, Colfax, LA 71417.
October 19, 2020
No-cost flu shots will be available from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, October 21 at the LaSalle Parish Health Unit, 1673 N. 2nd St., Jena, LA 71342.
October 19, 2020
No-cost flu shots will be available from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, October 20 at the Bunkie Parish Health Unit, 406 Walnut St., Bunkie, LA 71322.
October 16, 2020
This letter provides an update to June 17, 2020 Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) guidance regarding SARS-CoV-2 PCR testing requirements at Nursing Facilities (NF) in Louisiana.
October 15, 2020
With flu season starting in Louisiana and COVID-19 remaining widespread across the state, now is the time to get your annual flu shot. The Office of Public Health has scheduled flu clinics across the state, and flu shots are offered at no cost.
October 15, 2020
The Louisiana Department of Health will reopen oyster beds in areas 13, 14 and 15 beginning at sunrise on Friday, October 16, 2020. Areas 16-28 will remain closed due to effects from Hurricane Delta.
October 15, 2020
With flu season starting, the Louisiana Department of Health is holding a flu vaccination clinic in Lafayette until 5 p.m. today. This year, the flu shot is more important than ever as COVID-19 levels remain high across the state.
October 15, 2020
To aid in Hurricane Delta recovery, the southwestern Louisiana Office of Public Health has added two more COVID-19 mobile test sites to its schedule for next week. Testing will be available from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday, October 19 through Friday, October 23.
October 15, 2020
Open enrollment for Healthy Louisiana begins October 15, 2020, and runs through November 30, 2020. During this time, people enrolled in Medicaid's managed care program, known as Healthy Louisiana, have the opportunity to choose a new health plan and dental plan.
October 14, 2020
Residents are encouraged to take care of their health during this time of recovery. COVID-19 continues to be active in Louisiana as flu season is beginning, and now is not the time to let down your guard.
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