Children/Family

August 22, 2023
LDH continues to work toward fostering a breastfeeding-friendly environment in Louisiana and improving statewide breastfeeding rates.
October 14, 2022
The conference, which will address the various societal issues facing youth, will be held from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, October 15 at Southern Hills Park & Community Center in Shreveport.
September 02, 2022
The Cameron Parish Health Unit will be housed in the Cameron Parish Police Jury building at 148 Smith Circle, Room 149.
August 08, 2022
Strengthening LDH programs that target enhanced breastfeeding practices and quality of care in Louisiana hospitals holds the potential to improve the lives of mothers and their babies across Louisiana, and particularly among vulnerable populations that have faced historical barriers.
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.
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.
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 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 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.
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