Public Health

July 26, 2022
Unlike the mRNA vaccines developed by Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna, the Novavax vaccine is a protein-based shot.
July 21, 2022
The fun-filled event will take place from 4-8 p.m. at the Where Y'Art Works gallery located at 1901 Royal St. in New Orleans.
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.
July 15, 2022
All individuals are from LDH Region 1 (Orleans, Plaquemines, Jefferson, St. Bernard). No further information will be shared about these cases to protect the patients' privacy.
July 12, 2022
The Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) is reporting two new cases of monkeypox infection in Louisiana residents. Both individuals are from LDH Region 1 (Orleans, Plaquemines, Jefferson, St. Bernard). No further information will be shared about these cases to protect the patients' privacy.
July 07, 2022
The Louisiana Department of Health is reporting the first detected case of monkeypox infection in a Louisiana resident. This individual is from LDH Region 1 (Orleans, Plaquemines, Jefferson, St. Bernard).
July 01, 2022
PFAS chemicals have long-term persistence in the environment and have been found in some drinking water supplies.
June 30, 2022
The Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) has received reports of West Nile virus present in more than 175 mosquito pools this year, a number much higher than last year at this time, when 13 pools tested positive.
June 30, 2022
Louisiana Medicaid is expanding its comprehensive dental care to adults ages 21 and up with intellectual or developmental disabilities who are enrolled in the New Opportunities Waiver, Residential Options Waiver or the Supports Waiver.
June 27, 2022
You can get tested at our community-sponsored events or parish health units. Additionally, a full list of screening site locations, dates and times is available at LouisianaHealthHub.org.
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