The Governor's Office, the Louisiana Department of Health and the CDC still recommend that all people wear masks when they are indoors in public or in a large outdoor crowd while all areas of the state are considered high transmission areas for the coronavirus.
The program provides parents, guardians, pediatricians, teachers and community and faith leaders with the tools to take meaningful, accessible action to stop the spread of COVID-19 within their families and in classrooms.
Louisiana has some of the most at-risk workers in the country due to high heat and humidity, a large percentage of workers employed in outdoor and physically demanding jobs, frequent natural disasters, and high levels of poverty and other social inequities.
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.
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.