Building and Premises Program

Program Objectives

To control environmental factors which are detrimental to the health of persons confined to, residing in, or cared for by, institutional facilities, including prisons, hospitals, and nursing homes, group homes, day care centers, and schools by annual inspections of all institutions (prisons semi-annually).

To ensure sanitary conditions in places of public accommodation and to control factors on private premises which may be detrimental to community health by responding to all complaints of unsanitary conditions.

Highlighted Facts

There are over 6,945 institutions with permits in Louisiana.
There were 5,683 inspections conducted in FY 2022-2023.

Services

Each parish health unit is responsible for inspection of state-licensed facilities in their area.
Each Region has at least two certified lead inspectors responsible for conducting environmental lead investigations based on data received from private physicians or health unit personnel.

 

For more information, please contact:

Keenan Glover
Buildings and Premises Program Administrator
Phone: 225.342.8959
Fax: 225.342.7552
keenan.glover@la.gov

Kyle Moppert
Medical Entomologist - Disease Vector Program
Phone: 225.342.8950 
Fax: 225.342.7552
kyle.moppert@la.gov

Aimee Ewing, R.S.
Program Manager
Phone: 225.342.8954
Fax: 225.342.7552
aimee.ewing@la.gov