LDH News

December 22, 2020
The purpose of this solicitation is to seek a single contractor that can provide a comprehensive, independent, turn-key operation, inclusive of an Incident Management Team (IMT) managing all medical and non-medical components specifically related to medical treatment, and for Medical Staff teams to staff Statewide healthcare systems for a period of thirty (30) or more days, the duration of which shall be defined at the time of activation of the Medical Staff.
December 21, 2020
The Department of Health submits a detailed monthly report to the Legislature that provides a comprehensive overview of Medicaid spending. The reports include projections for future revenues and expenditures for the given state fiscal year.
December 18, 2020
The best way to show your loved ones you care this holiday season is to reduce the likelihood that you spread COVID to them. Celebrate at home with your immediate household and continue to take precautions.
December 18, 2020
The Louisiana Army National Guard's COVID-19 testing site at the Calcasieu Parish Health Unit has moved to the Lake Charles Civic Center, 900 Lakeshore Drive. Hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to Friday until further notice, and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. December 23 and December 30.
December 09, 2020
The Department recently received a $40,836 grant to help assess and plan for formations of excess algae, or algal blooms, which can be toxic.
December 07, 2020
Still, the shorter quarantine periods do come with a risk that a person may be infectious when he or she leaves quarantine, and should be carefully evaluated when weighing options.
December 04, 2020
Community flu clinics are open to the public, and walk-ups are welcome. Wear short or loose-fitting sleeves and bring your private insurance, Medicaid or Medicare card if you have it. Your insurance will be billed.
December 03, 2020
According to the 2019 Louisiana Health Insurance Survey, Louisiana remains below the national average for the percentage of uninsured adults between 19 and 64, and below the national average for the percentage of uninsured children.
December 02, 2020
Community flu clinics are open to the public, and walk-ups are welcome. Wear short or loose-fitting sleeves and bring your private insurance, Medicaid or Medicare card if you have it. Your insurance will be billed.
December 01, 2020
In an ongoing effort to reduce the impact of HIV, the cities of New Orleans and Baton Rouge and the Louisiana Department of Health, in close collaboration with Women with A Vision and numerous community-based organizations, are launching Get Loud Louisiana.
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