Open Safely: Public Health Guidance (COVID-19)

Businesses and employers are required to protect the health and safety of citizens of Louisiana in response to COVID-19.  These resources contain limited information available to the Infectious Disease Epidemiology Section from various sources. Should any of this information be incorrect, please email so updates and corrections can be made. 


For more resources and guidances visit the Louisiana Department of Health at


 Open Your Business Safely -

La. Dept. of Public Safety, Office of the State Fire Marshall, & Office of the Governor 

 Return to Work Guidance for Critical Workers     

   Return to Work Employee Certification formLDH

 Resuming Business: Toolkit - CDC

 Contact Tracing in Louisiana

 Cleaning & Disinfecting Public Spaces  CDC

 Disinfectants for Use Against SARS-CoV2 EPA 
 Cleaning and Sanitizing Tips for Food Establishments - LDH  Food Industry Resources - Cornell University CALS
 Water Systems & Reopening- CDC  Infographic: Face Coverings  - CDC
 Business & Workplace: Frequently Asked Questions - CDC  Mask Up Signage - LDH           Poster 1       Poster 2

 Employer Information for Office Spaces - CDC

 Schools and Higher Education