Hurricane Laura

September 04, 2020
A 41-year-old man and a 47-year-old man died due to heat-related illnesses while removing debris following the storm. Both deaths were in Vernon Parish. A 59-year-old male in Calcasieu Parish died after being struck on the head by a falling tree limb.
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 03, 2020
The Louisiana Department of Health on Thursday verifies three additional deaths tied to Hurricane Laura, bringing the state's current death toll to 20.
September 02, 2020
The Louisiana Department of Health on Wednesday verifies two additional deaths tied to Hurricane Laura, bringing the state's current death toll to 17.
September 01, 2020
Magellan Health, Inc. today announced that it will open a free 24-hour crisis line for all individuals impacted by the aftermath of Hurricane Laura. The number to access confidential consultation services is 1-800-327-7451.
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 31, 2020
A 49-year-old man in Rapides Parish died from blunt force trauma while cutting down a tree.
August 30, 2020
Louisiana Department of Health on Sunday verifies two additional deaths tied to Hurricane Laura, bringing the state's current death toll to 14.
August 28, 2020
The Louisiana Department of Health has reopened molluscan shellfish growing waters Areas 1-7 effective at sunrise on Saturday, August 29, 2020.
August 28, 2020
Information on relief available to licensed home- and community-based service providers (HBCSP) affected by Hurricane Laura.
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