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April 06, 2022
Dr. Lacey Cavanaugh, regional medical director for the Southwest Office of Public Health, was recently recognized by the Louisiana National Guard with its Distinguished Civilian Service Award for her work during the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 05, 2022
Dr. Tina Stefanski, regional medical director for the Louisiana Department of Health's Office of Public Health in Acadiana, was recently recognized by the Louisiana National Guard with its Distinguished Civilian Service Award.
April 01, 2022
Kayla Guerrero coordinates COVID community testing and vaccination centers in the south-central parishes of Assumption, Lafourche, St. Charles, St. James, St. John the Baptist, St. Mary and Terrebonne.
March 30, 2022
Following the Food and Drug Administration's authorization, people 50 years old and above and people 12 years old and above with moderate or severe immunosuppression are now eligible for a second booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines. The second booster dose should be given at least 4 months after administration of one's first booster dose.
March 22, 2022
Sites affected include Lafayette Parish Health Unit Clifton Chenier Complex and St. Martin Parish Health Unit.
March 21, 2022
Two of the Louisiana Department of Health's Community-based COVID-19 testing and vaccination sites in Region 4 (Acadiana) which are supported by the Louisiana National Guard (LANG) will be closed Tuesday, March 22 due to severe forecasted weather on that day.
March 14, 2022
Gov. Edwards: "I want to be clear that just because the proclamation is expiring doesn't mean COVID is over. If the circumstances call for it, I will not hesitate to declare another emergency."
March 10, 2022
The Louisiana Department of Health has launched its new COVID-19 Support Hotline, which merges the former contact tracing hotline and the COVID-19 vaccine hotline to provide the general public one convenient resource to get their COVID-19 and vaccine questions answered.
February 22, 2022
Two of the children were under 5 years old. The third child was between 5 and 17 years old. The deaths took place in the past week.
February 17, 2022
As Mardi Gras season gets into full swing, the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) is sharing guidance with the public on how to celebrate more safely.