LDH News

June 20, 2022
All Louisiana children ages 6 months and up are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, following the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) accepting the recommendation of its Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorization of the three-dose Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine and the two-dose Moderna vaccine.
June 18, 2022
The Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) welcomes the recommendation by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration to begin offering the COVID vaccine to all children ages 6 months and up.
June 13, 2022
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.
June 10, 2022
The Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) is assisting the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ) in its assessment and evaluation of a chemical leak that occurred at Imperial Cleaners, a now-closed dry cleaning site in downtown Minden, located in Webster Parish.
June 09, 2022
This is a virtual session bringing together Louisianans who have engaged in COVID-19 outreach, education, and vaccination efforts to share what has worked and not worked, discuss best practices, and ideas for the future.
June 02, 2022
The Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) has reached a historic milestone on the path toward ending the hepatitis C (HCV) epidemic. Thanks to Louisiana's modified pharmaceutical subscription model, more than 11,100 Louisianans have been able to access a life-saving medication that can cure HCV in just 8 to 12 weeks.
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.