Covid-19 News

January 29, 2021
The more contagious U.K. variant of COVID-19 has been identified in Louisiana, and all Louisianans need to take precautions to protect themselves and their loved ones. Avoid gatherings of individuals not part of your households, work from home remotely when possible, wear a mask, practice social distancing and good hand hygiene, and stay home if sick.
January 28, 2021
The additional confirmed B.1.1.7 cases were detected in an individual in Region 5 (Southwest Louisiana), and in an individual in Region 1 (Greater New Orleans area).
January 25, 2021
These providers - including 139 chain pharmacies, 111 independent pharmacies, 59 federally qualified health centers (FQHCs), 4 rural health clinics (RHCs) and an additional 11 healthcare sites - represent all nine public health regions and 64 parishes of the state.
January 23, 2021
The Louisiana Department of Health has confirmed an outbreak connected to Louisiana Classic Wrestling Tournament held at Lamar Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales on January 15-16, 2021. The Department has received more than 20 reports of athletes, staff and attendees testing positive for COVID-19.
January 22, 2021
The more contagious U.K. variant of COVID-19 has been identified in Louisiana, and all Louisianans need to take precautions to protect themselves and their loved ones. Avoid gatherings of individuals not part of your households, work from home remotely when possible, wear a mask, practice social distancing and good hand hygiene, and stay home if sick.
January 22, 2021
Today, Governor John Bel Edwards announced the launch of COVID Defense, Louisiana's exposure notification mobile application for iPhone, Google and Android phones to slow the spread of COVID-19.
January 19, 2021
Those eligible to volunteer include retired physicians and osteopaths, nurses, pharmacists, dentists, paramedics and emergency medical technicians, and physician's assistants. Volunteers will help provide vaccines when they become more widely available to the public in late spring or summer.
January 18, 2021
This week, 298 vaccine providers across the state will receive very limited doses of COVID vaccine.
January 15, 2021
All Louisianans need to take precautions to protect themselves and their loved ones from this dangerous surge of COVID-19: avoid gatherings of individuals not part of your households, work from home remotely when possible, wear a mask, practice social distancing and good hand hygiene, and stay home if sick.
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