LDH News

January 27, 2023
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.
January 20, 2023
The event will be held at the South Tangipahoa Parish Health Unit at 15481 W. Club Deluxe Road in Hammond.
January 20, 2023
The event will be held at the East Baton Rouge Parish Health Unit, located at 353 N. 12th Street.
December 28, 2022
The Office of Public Health's (OPH) Springhill Parish Health Unit (PHU) in Webster Parish has closed due to flooding. A temporary PHU with limited services will operate from the Minden Health Unit, which is under renovation, until further notice.
December 27, 2022
Annual reports from Louisiana's Medicaid program (Bureau of Health Services Financing).
December 23, 2022
Drug-involved overdose deaths in Acadiana increased by 219% from 2016 to 2021
December 14, 2022
This brings the confirmed Louisiana storm-related death toll to 3 at this time
December 14, 2022
The Louisiana Department of Health has confirmed 2 storm-related deaths in Caddo Parish.
December 13, 2022
Louisiana children ages 6 months and older are now eligible to receive the updated COVID-19 bivalent booster, after the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) endorsed the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) authorization expanding the ages eligible for the new booster.
December 09, 2022
The Texas Department of State Health Services has ordered a recall of oysters harvested in the southeastern Galveston Bay.