The Department of Health today announced that Lauren Mendes has joined the staff of the LDH Bureau of Media and Communications as a Public Information Officer.
Mendes, who is coming from a producer position at WAFB-TV, brings valuable experience in the communications field to the state agency. Her duties as public information officer will include fielding inquiries from the media and serving as a spokesperson for the department.
Mendes has a bachelor's degree in Mass Communications from Louisiana State University. She is a native ofMandeville, Louisiana.