June 24, 2022
Private wells are not regulated in Louisiana, leaving well owners responsible for all facets of disaster preparedness, protection and maintenance of their well.
May 06, 2021
Termination of SHO Emergency Order concerning Commercial Body Art Facilities
December 09, 2020
The Department recently received a $40,836 grant to help assess and plan for formations of excess algae, or algal blooms, which can be toxic.
July 18, 2018
Yesterday, the Louisiana Department of Health issued a closure order to Dupont Fish Market, located at 161 N. Market St. in Shreveport, after health inspections found multiple critical violations.
March 13, 2018
Today, Gov. John Bel. Edwards joined officials in the town of St. Joseph, LA to unveil the new Comprehensive Water Distribution System Replacement Project and lifted the public health emergency declaration.
March 07, 2018
The Louisiana Department of Health Office of Public Health has recently launched an online service which provides Louisianans easy access to test privately owned water wells for biological contaminants.
January 08, 2018
Minimum standards for operation of a retail food establishment while under a boil advisory.
October 23, 2017
As of October 23, officials with the Louisiana Department of Health are providing the most recent case counts of individuals who have been identified with a gastrointestinal illness related to the food poisoning outbreak in Caldwell Parish.