LDH News

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.
November 23, 2021
The purpose of this Request for Applications is to identify qualified applicant organizations which can show a demonstrated ability to provide medication-assisted opioid treatment services in one or more of the listed geographic areas within a designated region or regions where OBH has determined that a need exists.
November 18, 2021
The event will also feature activities for the entire family including live music, free food, a photo booth, door prizes and one hour of free play at Quarters.
November 17, 2021
"With the winter holidays approaching again, we want families to have maximum protection as they celebrate together," said State Health Officer Dr. Joseph Kanter.
November 17, 2021
Every year the event draws attention to preventing deaths and chronic illnesses caused by smoking.
November 09, 2021
Community flu and COVID clinics are open to the public, and walk-ups are welcome. Wear short or loose-fitting sleeves and, if you have it, bring your private insurance, Medicaid or Medicare card.