Aging and Adult Services

September 04, 2021
Individuals looking for loved ones evacuated from one of the seven nursing homes should call 211, which is coordinating with LDH’s Office of Aging and Adult Services which directly helps to connect families.
September 04, 2021
This Emergency Order shall be effective immediately and shall remain in effect until September 10, 2021. This order is subject to extensions by the State Health Officer.
September 02, 2021
We have been alerted to four deaths among nursing home residents evacuated to a facility on Friday (Aug. 27) in Tangipahoa Parish ahead of Hurricane Ida. Three of these have been classified as storm-related by the coroner. Definitive causes of death have not yet been confirmed.
November 16, 2020
This is a message from the Louisiana Department of Health Emergency Operations Center (LDH EOC) for the Louisiana Health Alert Network (LA HAN) recipients. This message is from Dr. Joseph Kanter, Interim Assistant Secretary of the Office of Public Health, regarding Visitation in Nursing Homes .
October 16, 2020
This letter provides an update to June 17, 2020 Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) guidance regarding SARS-CoV-2 PCR testing requirements at Nursing Facilities (NF) in Louisiana.
September 18, 2020
Louisiana will move to quickly implement new guidance from the federal government easing restrictions on visits to nursing homes during the COVID pandemic, Gov. John Bel Edwards said Friday.
February 04, 2020
The purpose of this RFP is to establish and maintain a payment mechanism and assure continuity of service provision for Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) households in nine (9) Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) regions that are currently receiving Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funded tenancy support services.
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