Covid-19 News

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.
October 08, 2020
Hurricane season has put additional emotional stress upon us even as the COVID-19 response continues. These resources provide trained and compassionate individuals to support you during this time.
October 07, 2020
With Hurricane Delta projected to make landfall in Louisiana on Friday, the Region 5 Office of Public Health is suspending some services beginning Thursday, October 8 until further notice.
October 04, 2020
This Emergency Order shall be effective immediately, beginning at 7:00 a.m. Monday morning October 5, 2020, and shall remain in effect until further notice from the State Health Officer.
September 28, 2020
With many primary care offices in southwestern Louisiana still closed due to damage from Hurricane Laura, the Louisiana Department of Health is partnering with the LSU Family Medicine Residency Program of Lake Charles Memorial Hospital to offer basic services until most clinics can resume operations.
September 24, 2020
If you have not received your Economic Impact Payment (federal stimulus check), you are not alone. About 300,000 Louisianans have not received their stimulus checks.
September 23, 2020
Due to inclement weather in southwest Louisiana this morning, the Region 5 Office of Public Health is canceling emergency vaccines at the Calcasieu Parish Health Unit today. COVID-19 testing will be delayed until noon.
September 18, 2020
This Emergency Order shall be effective immediately, beginning 5:00 p.m. on September 18, 2020, and shall remain in effect until further notice from the State Health Officer.
September 18, 2020
Louisiana will move to quickly implement new guidance from the federal government easing restrictions on visits to nursing homes during the COVID pandemic, Gov. John Bel Edwards said Friday.
September 11, 2020
Mobile testing for COVID-19 and vaccines for tetanus, hepatitis A and hepatitis B will be available to Hurricane Laura evacuees from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, September 14 through Friday, September 18 at the Calcasieu Parish Health Unit, 3236 Kirkman St., Lake Charles.
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