LDH News

December 09, 2022
The Texas Department of State Health Services has ordered a recall of oysters harvested in the southeastern Galveston Bay.
December 08, 2022
With COVID-19 cases on the rise and flu at its highest level in five years, the Louisiana Department of Health reminds residents to make sure they and their loved ones are up to date on their vaccines and boosters ahead of holiday gatherings.
December 01, 2022
The Department of Health submits a detailed monthly report to the Legislature that provides a comprehensive overview of Medicaid spending. The reports include projections for future revenues and expenditures for the given state fiscal year.
November 18, 2022
Louisiana's prevalence of diabetes is higher than the national average
November 17, 2022
The Rural Health Scholars Program is part of LDH's Fiscal Year 2022 business plan strategy to diversify the state’s health workforce and improve patient experiences. LDH will further build upon this work in Fiscal Year 2023.
November 16, 2022
As flu cases and hospitalizations continue to rise in the Southeast, the Louisiana Department of Health urges the public to get vaccinated to ensure protection during peak flu season and the approaching holidays.
November 15, 2022
Vaccines are available at no cost to individuals. However, if you have insurance, bring your insurance card for billing purposes. Any existing COVID-19 vaccine card will be updated.
November 15, 2022
The Louisiana Department of Health’s (LDH) Office of Public Health (OPH) through the LSU Health-Shreveport vaccination team will provide free flu and COVID-19 vaccinations from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, November 19 at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church's Health Fair and Vaccine Event, 4670 Lakeshore Drive, Shreveport.
November 10, 2022
The Louisiana Department of Health’s (LDH) Office of Public Health (OPH) Region 2 (Capital Area) will host a flu vaccination clinic on November 14 to ensure Louisianans have access to the flu vaccine. Getting vaccinated with the flu vaccine is the best way to protect yourself and your family against influenza (flu).
November 09, 2022
Free flu vaccinations will be available from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, November 12 at Ease on Down to Health Care in Lida Benton Park, 3317 Lee Avenue, Monroe.
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