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988 News
September 13, 2023
The Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) is launching a new marketing campaign aimed at raising awareness, destigmatizing the need for mental health treatment and services, and increasing Louisiana 988 usage statewide.
Aging and Adult Services
April 18, 2024
The following are forms and instructions for the Community Choices Waiver (CCW) and the Adult Day Health Care (ADHC) Waiver.
Behavioral Health
April 19, 2024
No-cost Continuing Education Units are available for social workers, nurses and EMS professionals with registration and completion of the symposium.
Community Partnerships & Health Equity
November 27, 2023
LDH was successful in completing 91.1% of its 45 goals and 92.5% of its 253 deliverables outlined in the FY 2023 LDH business plan titled "Invest: Teaming Up for a Stronger LDH and a Healthier Louisiana."
Covid-19 News
October 13, 2023
Updated COVID-19 vaccines that protect against the most common circulating strains of the virus are now available at some parish health units (PHUs) throughout Louisiana, which adds to the supply already available at pharmacies and other locations. State health officials urge residents to take advantage of the best protection against the COVID-19 virus by getting the updated vaccines.
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.
Hurricanes 2021
March 30, 2022
This funding will allow Hurricane Ida survivors access to disaster behavioral health and emotional support resources.
Hurricanes 2022
August 12, 2022
As Louisiana continues to be under heat advisories, the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) is offering tips and strategies to help residents protect themselves and others during extreme heat conditions.
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