The mission of the Louisiana Department of Health is to protect and promote health and to ensure access to medical, preventive, and rehabilitative services for all citizens of the State of Louisiana.
The Louisiana Department of Health is dedicated to fulfilling its mission through direct provision of quality services, the development and stimulation of services of others, and the utilization of available resources in the most effective manner.
In order to fulfill its mission, the Louisiana Department of Health intends to:
- PROVIDE QUALITY SERVICES
- PROTECT AND PROMOTE HEALTH
- DEVELOP AND STIMULATE SERVICES BY OTHERS
- UTILIZE AVAILABLE RESOURCES IN THE MOST EFFECTIVE MANNER