Health Standards

December 10, 2021
All updated information pertaining to the Coronavirus (2019-nCoV).
September 07, 2021
Inhumane care, lack of communication, intimidation of public officials and obstruction of health assessment result in revocation of licenses and termination of Medicaid agreement
August 30, 2021
Considering the devastating impacts and effects of Hurricane Ida on the residents of Louisiana, and the need to coordinate care, services, treatment, and placement for evacuees, Louisiana will allow for the following current relief to ICF/DDs.
August 12, 2021
The Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) is gathering information to review options to support the shortage of clinical staff in Louisiana hospitals. Through this RFI, LDH is seeking information from hospitals regarding their ability to provide inpatient hospital services, emergency room/department services, and hospital outpatient MAB infusion treatment if additional clinical staff were to be provided to the hospitals by LDH.
July 28, 2021
State Health Officer Order - Universal masking at Healthcare Facilities
June 08, 2021
State Health Officer Order - Visitation at Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (ICFs/DD) and Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facilities (PRTFs)
February 11, 2021
These resources provide trained and compassionate individuals to support you during the COVID-19 response or any emotional crisis.
December 23, 2020
This RFI is issued for the purpose of gathering information from qualified hospitals in Louisiana that can demonstrate their ability to provide additional bed capacity for COVID patients and other public-health emergency (PHE) related surge medical needs over and beyond the capacity currently being staffed and operated by the hospitals, if additional medical and support staffing were supported from LDH.
December 22, 2020
The purpose of this solicitation is to seek a single contractor that can provide a comprehensive, independent, turn-key operation, inclusive of an Incident Management Team (IMT) managing all medical and non-medical components specifically related to medical treatment, and for Medical Staff teams to staff Statewide healthcare systems for a period of thirty (30) or more days, the duration of which shall be defined at the time of activation of the Medical Staff.
November 16, 2020
This is a message from the Louisiana Department of Health Emergency Operations Center (LDH EOC) for the Louisiana Health Alert Network (LA HAN) recipients. This message is from Dr. Joseph Kanter, Interim Assistant Secretary of the Office of Public Health, regarding Visitation in Nursing Homes .