LDH News

December 08, 2021
This brings the total number of Omicron cases in our state to 17 - 16 probable and 1 confirmed. The first confirmed Omicron case in Louisiana was identified on Dec. 3.
December 08, 2021
The Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) is reporting 3 additional probable cases of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 in Louisiana.
December 06, 2021
The Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) pushed back against COVID-19 misinformation in today's Louisiana House Committee on Health and Welfare.
December 05, 2021
7 additional COVID-19 cases have been identified on a Norwegian Cruise Lines (NCL) cruise ship that disembarked in New Orleans today. This brings the total number of COVID-19 cases identified among the passengers and crew members to 17.
December 04, 2021
A Norwegian Cruise Lines (NCL) cruise ship disembarking in New Orleans this weekend has identified 10 COVID-19 cases among its crew members and passengers.
December 03, 2021
The Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) is reporting its first probable case of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 in Louisiana.
November 30, 2021
Louisiana residents now have until December 31, 2021 to get their vaccine at a participating community-based site as listed on ShotFor100.com. As of November 29, more than 34,300 debit cards have been distributed through Shot For 100.
November 29, 2021
People who are vaccinated and eligible for a booster need to use this time to get their boosters. Those who are not vaccinated should get vaccinated.
November 29, 2021
Provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the funding will be used to implement effective Alzheimer's interventions, including boosting early detection and diagnosis, reducing risk and preventing avoidable hospitalizations.
November 23, 2021
The Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) is partnering with the Bayou Classic and the National Medical Association to offer free COVID-19 vaccines at Bayou Classic events this Friday, Nov. 26 and Saturday, Nov. 27. Adults and children getting their first shots will receive a $100 Shot for 100 debit card.
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