LDH News

March 16, 2021
The COVID-19 testing schedule for sites operated by the Louisiana Army National Guard (LANG) for the week of March 16-20 is listed below. No LANG-operated sites will be open in Region 7 (Northwest Louisiana).
March 15, 2021
The schedule for COVID-19 vaccine clinics in Region 7 for the week of March 15-19, 2021 is listed below. Region 7 includes the parishes of Caddo, Bossier, Webster, Caliborne, Bienville, Natchitoches, Sabine, DeSoto, Red River. Vaccines are by appointment only for anyone meeting eligibility criteria.
March 15, 2021
The schedule for COVID-19 vaccine clinics in Region 6 for the week of March 15-19, 2021 is listed below. Region 6 includes the parishes of Rapides, Vernon, Avoyelles, Concordia, Catahoula, LaSalle, Grant and Winn. Vaccines are by appointment only for anyone meeting eligibility criteria.
March 15, 2021
The schedule for COVID-19 vaccine clinics in Region 9 for the week of March 15-19, 2021 is listed below. Region 5 includes the parishes of Calcasieu, Cameron, Jef. Vaccines are by appointment only for anyone meeting eligibility criteria.
March 15, 2021
The schedule for COVID-19 vaccine clinics in Region 1 for the week of March 15-19, 2021 is listed below. Region 1 includes the parishes of Orleans, Jefferson, St. Bernard and Plaquemines. Vaccines are by appointment only for anyone meeting eligibility criteria.
March 15, 2021
Effective Tuesday, March 9, 2021, the State of Louisiana has expanded eligibility for COVID-19 vaccines to include people who have health conditions that may result in a higher risk of disease.
March 12, 2021
Effective today, the Louisiana Department of Health is instructing all nursing and adult residential care facilities to follow the guidance issued this week by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) further relaxing visitation policies in congregate facilities.
March 12, 2021
Medicaid members who received stimulus checks or unemployment benefits during the COVID-19 public health emergency may need to tell Medicaid about it.
March 10, 2021
Gov. John Bel Edwards has proclaimed March 2021 as Problem Gambling Awareness Month in Louisiana, coinciding with National Problem Gambling Awareness Month.
March 08, 2021
These providers include 258 chain pharmacies (including 123 Walmarts, 14 Sam's Club and 64 CVS locations from retail pharmacy program), 151 independent pharmacies, 67 hospitals, 41 public health providers, 27 urgent cares, 34 federally qualified health centers (FQHCs), 21 medical practices, 8 rural health clinics (RHCs) and 11 other healthcare providers.
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