Public Health

July 12, 2021
All Louisiana residents ages 12 and older are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. A signed parental consent form is required for those younger than 18 to be vaccinated.
July 09, 2021
COVID-19 variants are circulating in Louisiana, including the more contagious Delta variant, and all Louisianans need to take precautions to protect themselves and their loved ones. Vaccines are available to everyone ages 12 and older.
July 06, 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.
July 06, 2021
COVID-19 variants are circulating in Louisiana, including the more contagious Delta variant, and all Louisianans need to take precautions to protect themselves and their loved ones.
June 28, 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.
June 28, 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.
June 24, 2021
The Louisiana Department of Health will reopen oyster beds in areas 1, 2 and 26-28 beginning at sunrise on Friday, June 25, 2021. They were previously closed due to Tropical Storm Claudette.
June 24, 2021
The Department joins many leading health organizations in recognizing the rare connection between myocarditis or pericarditis and the vaccines in a small fraction of individuals, but emphasizing that the benefits of the vaccines greatly outweigh the risk.
June 21, 2021
All Louisiana residents ages 12 and older are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. A signed parental consent form is required for those younger than 18 to be vaccinated.
June 21, 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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