Covid-19 News

September 11, 2020
Mobile testing for COVID-19 and vaccines for tetanus, hepatitis A and hepatitis B will be available to Hurricane Laura evacuees in Lafayette from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at the Lafayette Parish Health Unit.
September 11, 2020
Kelly Smith spends her days working as a transition coordinator with the Office of Behavioral Health. In her off hours, she is a maestro of masks. Since March, she has sewn and donated nearly 4,700 handmade cloth masks to help slow the spread of COVID-19.
September 09, 2020
Mobile testing for COVID-19 and vaccines for tetanus, hepatitis A and hepatitis B will be available to Hurricane Laura evacuees in Lafayette from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, September 11 at the Lafayette Parish Health Unit, 220 Willow St. in Lafayette.
September 08, 2020
Mobile testing for COVID-19 and vaccines for tetanus, hepatitis A and hepatitis B will be available from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on select days this week at five southwestern Louisiana sites.
September 04, 2020
High rates of community spread and restrictions on group sizes led the State to develop a unique emphasis on non-congregate (no group) sheltering.
September 02, 2020
EMERGENCY ORDER: Reporting and Data Sharing of known and suspected positive COVID-19 cases occurring in all public, private, and charter PK-12 schools.
August 31, 2020
This week, COVID-19 testing will be available at the following locations, dates and times in the greater New Orleans and Baton Rouge regions. Also, a location will be available at the Lake Charles Civic Center.
August 25, 2020
As of today, LDH has updated the methodology used to assign cases and tests to the best known locations. This new methodology allows us to account for patients who have been tested more than once and may have moved at some point during this public health emergency.
August 25, 2020
Amends the provisions governing the Adult Day Health Care Waiver, the Community Choices Waiver, and Long-Term Personal Care Services throughout the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) public health emergency declaration, and clarifies that the Home and Community-Based Services waiver provisions which correspond to Louisiana's section 1915(c) Appendix K waiver will remain in effect for the duration of the Emergency Rules published in the April 20, 2020 edition of the Louisiana Register or until the Appendix K waiver termination date of January 26, 2021, whichever is later.
August 21, 2020
The test site is moving next week to a new location in Lake Charles, in the 700 block of Dora Street. From East Prien Lake Road, take Kirkman Street North, then turn left at Dora Street and follow the signage for where to enter and exit the test site.
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