The Louisiana Department of Health will reopen oyster beds in areas 3, 4 and 5 beginning at sunrise on Saturday, September 18, 2021.  
 
They were previously closed due to Hurricane Ida.
 
Click here to view the closure order, signed by State Health Officer Dr. Joseph Kanter and LDH Secretary Dr. Courtney N. Phillips.
 
More information about LDH’s Molluscan Shellfish Program can be found here.