Public Health

September 29, 2022
The drive-thru vaccination clinics will be at Union Parish Health Unit in Farmerville, Jackson Parish Health Unit in Jonesboro, Morehouse Parish Health Unit in Bastrop, and Ouachita Parish Health Unit in Monroe
September 27, 2022
The breakfast is free and open to all faith leaders who have a part in the ministry of the church. This will include ministers, pastors, church leaders, chaplains and anyone who works within the churches.
September 23, 2022
COVID-19 vaccines available, including updated COVID-19 bivalent boosters
September 23, 2022
Health officials urge the public to stay up to date on their vaccines
September 22, 2022
COVID-19 vaccines, including the updated COVID-19 bivalent booster which is authorized for people ages 12 and up, will be available, too.
September 21, 2022
COVID-19 vaccine and updated COVID-19 bivalent boosters are also available
September 21, 2022
To date this year, Louisiana is reporting a total of 33 NID cases in the state and 3 West Nile fever cases. Five individuals diagnosed with NID in Louisiana have died.
September 14, 2022
The Louisiana Department of Health, in partnership with the New Orleans Health Department, will offer monkeypox vaccines, including second doses, at events starting next week.
September 14, 2022
The Louisiana Department of Health Office of Public Health Region 9 (Northshore) has monkeypox vaccines available at its parish health units (PHUs).
September 02, 2022
These updated boosters offer continued protection against the original strain, while also offering better protection against the BA.4 and BA.5 Omicron variants, which represent over 90% of currently circulating virus.