Public Health

March 21, 2023
The Louisiana Department of Health’s (LDH) Office of Public Health (OPH) Region 2 (Capital Area) will host Family Adventures to Health at the Ascension Parish Library in Gonzales at 708 S. Irma Blvd. on Saturday, March 25.
March 06, 2023
Louisiana has above-average rates of incidence and mortality, as well as below-average screening rates.
February 27, 2023
The Louisiana Department of Health's (LDH) Office of Public Health (OPH) Region 2 (Capital area) will hold an open house at the East Feliciana Parish Health Unit on Tuesday, February 28 from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m., located at 12080 Marston Street, Clinton.
February 27, 2023
The symposium is in collaboration with the Northwestern State University Social Work Department, the Pi Delta Chapter of Phi Alpha Social Work Honor Society, and End the Epidemic LA/Louisiana Ambulance Alliance.
February 27, 2023
The open house is an opportunity for the community to learn about the health unit and its services, and to meet its staff.
February 02, 2023
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is urging the public to immediately discontinue use of EzriCare Artificial Tears, and said the eye drops could be linked to infections across the United States that have resulted in hospitalization, vision loss and one death.
January 27, 2023
The event will be held from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesday, January 31 at 3022 Old Minden Road, #100, Bossier City.
December 28, 2022
The Office of Public Health's (OPH) Springhill Parish Health Unit (PHU) in Webster Parish has closed due to flooding. A temporary PHU with limited services will operate from the Minden Health Unit, which is under renovation, until further notice.
December 23, 2022
Drug-involved overdose deaths in Acadiana increased by 219% from 2016 to 2021
December 14, 2022
The Louisiana Department of Health has confirmed 2 storm-related deaths in Caddo Parish.