LDH News

January 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. Avoid gatherings of individuals not part of your households, work from home remotely when possible, wear a mask, practice social distancing and good hand hygiene, and stay home if sick.
January 22, 2021
Today, Governor John Bel Edwards announced the launch of COVID Defense, Louisiana's exposure notification mobile application for iPhone, Google and Android phones to slow the spread of COVID-19.
January 19, 2021
Those eligible to volunteer include retired physicians and osteopaths, nurses, pharmacists, dentists, paramedics and emergency medical technicians, and physician's assistants. Volunteers will help provide vaccines when they become more widely available to the public in late spring or summer.
January 18, 2021
This week, 298 vaccine providers across the state will receive very limited doses of COVID vaccine.
January 15, 2021
All Louisianans need to take precautions to protect themselves and their loved ones from this dangerous surge of COVID-19: avoid gatherings of individuals not part of your households, work from home remotely when possible, wear a mask, practice social distancing and good hand hygiene, and stay home if sick.
January 15, 2021
The Louisiana Department of Health confirmed the state will receive 29,250 doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine and 28,900 doses of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine over the course of next week.
January 12, 2021
Gov. John Bel Edwards extended his modified Phase 2 order, keeping COVID mitigation measures in place for another 28 days, and strongly recommended that all businesses in Louisiana move to remote work for as many employees as possible, as COVID cases and hospitalizations surge in Louisiana. The Governor's statewide mask mandate also stays in place.
January 11, 2021
This week, 209 vaccine providers across the state will receive very limited doses of COVID vaccine.
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