Public Health

May 21, 2021
The COVID-19 vaccines are the best protection against these and other strains of SARS-CoV-2, including variants that may spread more easily or cause more severe disease.
May 21, 2021
The affected waterways are Bayou Chene and Bayou Lacassine, Bayou Nezpique, Big Alabama Bayou, Little Alabama Bayou, Calcasieu River Drainage Basin and Old River (Niblett Bluff in Calcasieu Parish).
May 20, 2021
In the letter, pediatricians caring for children throughout Louisiana make the case that the vaccines are the best way for this age group to safely return to school and to summer activities like camp, and vital for the protection of families.
May 17, 2021
No LANG-operated sites will be open in Region 3 (Houma-Thibodaux), Region 4 (Acadiana), Region 6 (Cenla), Region 7 (Northwest Louisiana) and Region 9 (North Shore).
May 17, 2021
Residents requiring assistance can call the Bring Back Louisiana COVID-19 vaccine hotline at 1-855-453-0774 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday.
May 14, 2021
"Today is a great day and a clear sign that all three COVID vaccines currently available are not only safe but extremely effective at protecting us from the virus and helping us return to the normal way of life we have all been working hard to achieve," said Gov. Edwards.
May 13, 2021
Louisianans ages 12 and up can now receive the COVID-19 vaccine, following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) action late Wednesday formally recommending the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for this age group.
May 11, 2021
No LANG-operated sites will be open in Region 3 (Houma-Thibodaux), Region 4 (Acadiana), Region 6 (Cenla), Region 7 (Northwest Louisiana) and Region 9 (North Shore).
May 10, 2021
Residents requiring assistance can call the Bring Back Louisiana COVID-19 vaccine hotline at 1-855-453-0774 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday.
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