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Aging and Adult Services
March 14, 2022
Gov. Edwards: "I want to be clear that just because the proclamation is expiring doesn't mean COVID is over. If the circumstances call for it, I will not hesitate to declare another emergency."
Behavioral Health
July 18, 2022
When you call, text or chat 988, you will be connected to trained, compassionate crisis counselors who will listen to your concerns, provide support and connect you with local resources.
Community Partnerships & Health Equity
June 27, 2022
You can get tested at our community-sponsored events or parish health units. Additionally, a full list of screening site locations, dates and times is available at LouisianaHealthHub.org.
Covid-19 News
July 26, 2022
Unlike the mRNA vaccines developed by Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna, the Novavax vaccine is a protein-based shot.
COVID-19 Site News Related to Weather Conditions
March 22, 2022
Sites affected include Lafayette Parish Health Unit Clifton Chenier Complex and St. Martin Parish Health Unit.
Healthy Louisiana
July 18, 2022
When you call, text or chat 988, you will be connected to trained, compassionate crisis counselors who will listen to your concerns, provide support and connect you with local resources.
Hurricanes 2021
March 30, 2022
This funding will allow Hurricane Ida survivors access to disaster behavioral health and emotional support resources.
Hurricanes 2022
July 28, 2022
With hurricane season underway, the Louisiana Department of Health reminds the public about how to safely use a generator to avoid carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning in the event of a power outage.
Latest News
March 04, 2022
The goal is to raise screening rates by 2 percentage points in 2022 as part of the Department's FY 2022 Business Plan, which has set prevention benchmarks in several areas.
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