Louisiana Department of Health

May 9, 2023

LDH launches campaign to raise awareness of the dangers of illicit fentanyl and actions everyone can take to save lives

Gov. John Bel Edwards proclaims May 9 as Fentanyl Awareness Day.
March 18, 2023

LDH’s Office of Women’s Health and Community Health to hold town hall in Baton Rouge on March 21

This will be the first of nine town halls to gather women's health needs
March 7, 2023

LDH launches Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month campaign to increase awareness and screenings

Colorectal cancer is highly treatable when caught early.
March 6, 2023

LDH’s Office of Behavioral Health introduces new initiatives serving children and adolescents

These five initiatives, titled Services from the Start: Providing Behavioral Health Support for Louisiana Families, focus on improved access to early childhood, adolescent, and family behavioral health services.