LDH News

May 31, 2022
The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to obtain competitive proposals from qualified proposers who are interested in coordinating Support Service Provider (SSP) services statewide for DeafBlind consumers for the Louisiana Commission for the Deaf (LCD). A Contract is necessary to inform DeafBlind individuals in Louisiana of the SSP services available, coordinate the provision of high-quality services through Support Service Providers trained to work one-on-one with DeafBlind individuals and inform the continued development and improvement of the SSP program in collaboration with LCD.
May 27, 2022
As Memorial Day approaches, the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) is sharing guidance to help families enjoy a safe holiday weekend.
May 24, 2022
Dr. Paulette Grey Riveria, regional medical director for the Louisiana Department of Health's Capital Region Office of Public Health, recently recognized the Louisiana National Guard for its service during the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 20, 2022
CDC now recommends children ages 5-11 should receive a booster shot five months after their initial Pfizer-BioNTech series.
May 18, 2022
The Louisiana Department of Health today reaffirms its official recommendation that all eligible children receive the COVID-19 vaccine to protect themselves and their families.
May 12, 2022
The clinic is now open at 17862 W. Main St., Galliano. Clinic hours are Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Appointments can be scheduled by calling 225-330-9217 or 225-329-9661.
May 11, 2022
May is National Water Safety Month and as temperatures heat up and families return to water activities, it is important for parents and families to stay aware of the precautions they can take to prevent child drownings.
May 11, 2022
The Louisiana Department of Health - Office of Behavioral Health is expanding flexibility to accessible, evidence-based opioid treatment services in Louisiana with 24/7 services in the Northwest and Northshore regions of Louisiana.
May 10, 2022
Families are reporting difficulty finding infant formula in stores throughout the state.
May 05, 2022
This Mother's Day, the Louisiana Department of Health is proud to announce the statewide cesarean delivery rate among the vast majority of Louisiana hospitals in 2021 fell to 28.5%, from 33%, in large part thanks to the work of Louisiana hospitals participating in the Department's Safe Births Initiative.