Public Health

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.
September 02, 2022
The Cameron Parish Health Unit will be housed in the Cameron Parish Police Jury building at 148 Smith Circle, Room 149.
August 31, 2022
The Louisiana Department of Health today announced it is now able to expand eligibility for JYNNEOS, the monkeypox vaccine, thanks to increased supply.
August 30, 2022
The Health Hub will be located at the main North Rampart Street entrance of Louis Armstrong Park (801 N. Rampart St.), conveniently located near the French Quarter where many Southern Decadence events and activities will occur.
August 30, 2022
The Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) Office of Public Health (OPH) Region 4 (Acadiana) has monkeypox vaccines available at its parish health units.
August 26, 2022
The Louisiana Department of Health, the East Baton Rouge Parish Mayor's Office and other community partners are hosting a series of monkeypox and COVID-19 vaccination events in Baton Rouge, starting Saturday, August 27.
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