Public Health

January 20, 2022
The five Northshore parish health units will offer testing and/or vaccinations during limited hours, 12 to 3 p.m., on Friday.
January 20, 2022
The Louisiana Department of Health's (LDH) community-based COVID-19 vaccine and testing sites in Region 2 (Baton Rouge area) will have a delayed opening on Friday, Jan. 21, due to the forecasted weather on that day.
January 20, 2022
The Louisiana Department of Health's (LDH) community-based COVID-19 testing sites in Region 4 (Acadiana) will have a delayed opening on Friday, Jan. 21 due to the forecasted weather, and the Ville Platte Civic Center testing site will be closed on that day.
January 20, 2022
Sites affected are Lutcher Senior Center and Houma Municipal Center.
January 19, 2022
Vaccine sites will operate during regular hours on Thursday and will close on Friday. Parish health units will continue to operate as normal on Friday.
January 18, 2022
The Louisiana Department of Health reported 29,125 new cases Tuesday since January 14, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 1,025,748.
January 18, 2022
Louisiana WIC participants who would like to access virtual infant feeding support through Pacify can contact their local WIC clinic or call 1-800-251-2229. All WIC participants are eligible.
January 10, 2022
Local, state and federal partners will host a series of free community events designed to inform residents of health plan options available through the Federal Health Insurance Marketplace. The events will be held in Gretna, Baton Rouge, New Roads, Lafayette and Lake Charles starting today.
January 06, 2022
LDH has reviewed the latest CDC recommendations and alerted all vaccine providers in the state that this guidance is effective immediately.
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