LDH News

July 18, 2022
When you call, text or chat 988, you will be connected to trained, compassionate crisis counselors who will listen to your concerns, provide support and connect you with local resources.
July 15, 2022
This RFI is being issued for the purpose of gathering information from vendors, stakeholders, and other entities who can contribute to innovative approaches and identify opportunities for HSS related to this procurement for Emergency Preparedness. HSS wishes to procure an all-inclusive portal that will be dynamic for PC or mobile device usage for providers and employees from various State and local agencies.
July 15, 2022
All individuals are from LDH Region 1 (Orleans, Plaquemines, Jefferson, St. Bernard). No further information will be shared about these cases to protect the patients' privacy.
July 12, 2022
The Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) is reporting two new cases of monkeypox infection in Louisiana residents. Both individuals are from LDH Region 1 (Orleans, Plaquemines, Jefferson, St. Bernard). No further information will be shared about these cases to protect the patients' privacy.
July 07, 2022
The Louisiana Department of Health is reporting the first detected case of monkeypox infection in a Louisiana resident. This individual is from LDH Region 1 (Orleans, Plaquemines, Jefferson, St. Bernard).
June 30, 2022
The Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) has received reports of West Nile virus present in more than 175 mosquito pools this year, a number much higher than last year at this time, when 13 pools tested positive.
June 30, 2022
Louisiana Medicaid is expanding its comprehensive dental care to adults ages 21 and up with intellectual or developmental disabilities who are enrolled in the New Opportunities Waiver, Residential Options Waiver or the Supports Waiver.
June 27, 2022
You can get tested at our community-sponsored events or parish health units. Additionally, a full list of screening site locations, dates and times is available at LouisianaHealthHub.org.
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.
June 21, 2022
About 35 students from the Incarnate Word Head Start and Early Head Start in New Orleans were adorned in short white coats, the symbol of a commitment to lifelong learning in healthcare, which they will keep as a memento. The students also participated in various activities.
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