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December 17, 2021
The Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) is reporting 31 additional cases of the Omicron variant of COVID-19. None of these new cases have required hospitalization.
December 17, 2021
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) endorses the updated recommendations by its Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) expressing a clinical preference for individuals to receive an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine manufactured by Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna over the Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) COVID-19 vaccine.
December 15, 2021
The Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) is reporting 48 additional cases of the Omicron variant of COVID-19. None of these new cases have required hospitalization. This brings the total number of Omicron cases in our state to 93.
December 15, 2021
Youth Ambassadors work with Louisiana's Teen Vax Campaign to promote the important role young people have in stopping the spread of COVID-19 and keeping their friends and family members from getting sick.
December 14, 2021
The Louisiana community-based monoclonal antibody (mAb) treatment sites will temporarily close at various times during the holidays.
December 14, 2021
More than 2.29 million Louisianans - nearly 50 percent of the state's population - became fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in the first year of vaccinations.
December 10, 2021
This brings the total number of Omicron cases in our state to 45 - 40 probable and 5 confirmed. The first confirmed Omicron case in Louisiana was identified on December 3.
December 10, 2021
To receive the booster dose, individuals must be at least six months past their Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine series completion date.
December 09, 2021
This brings the total number of Omicron cases in our state to 37 - 34 probable and 3 confirmed.
December 08, 2021
This brings the total number of Omicron cases in our state to 17 - 16 probable and 1 confirmed. The first confirmed Omicron case in Louisiana was identified on Dec. 3.