LDH News

October 28, 2020
The Louisiana Department of Health will close state molluscan shellfish growing waters, Areas 1-28, effective at sunset today, October 28, 2020. This is a precautionary closure due to the adverse weather conditions from Hurricane Zeta.
October 28, 2020
No-cost flu shots will be available from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, October 30 at Concordia Parish Health Unit, 905 Mickey Gilley Ave., Ferriday, LA 71334.
October 28, 2020
More women in Louisiana are receiving breast cancer diagnoses sooner and better access to care and treatment since Medicaid was expanded in Louisiana in 2016, a forthcoming Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center study found.
October 27, 2020
No-cost flu shots will be available from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, October 29 at Warren J. Harang Municipal Auditorium, 300 N. Canal Blvd., Thibodaux, LA 70301
October 27, 2020
No-cost flu shots will be available from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, October 28 at the Catahoula Parish Health Unit, 200 3rd St., Jonesville, LA 71343.
October 22, 2020
The Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) and Louisiana Public Health Institute (LPHI) are hosting a series of tele-town halls called "Protecting our Communities from the Flu & COVID-19." Each event will be moderated by Dr. Earl Benjamin-Robinson, deputy director of LDH's Office of Community Partnerships & Health Equity, Joynetta Bell Kelly, associate deputy director of LDH's Office of Community Partnerships & Health Equity, and Shelina Davis, CEO of LPHI. Local panelists will include each region's medical director, faith-based leaders, and community physicians.
October 21, 2020
With flu season starting, the Louisiana Department of Health is holding flu vaccination clinics across the state. This year, the flu shot is more important than ever as COVID-19 remains active statewide.
October 21, 2020
With flu season starting, the Louisiana Department of Health is holding flu vaccination clinics across the state. This year, the flu shot is more important than ever as COVID-19 remains active statewide.
October 20, 2020
The Louisiana Department of Health recommends that private water well owners whose wells flood should assume their well water is contaminated until screened. Owners must first disinfect affected water wells, then thoroughly flush before a sample of water is collected for analysis by the laboratory.
October 20, 2020
The Louisiana Department of Health will reopen oyster beds in areas 19-23 beginning at sunrise on Wednesday, October 21, 2020.
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