Louisiana Department of Health

December 13, 2022

CDC expands eligibility for the updated COVID-19 bivalent booster to children as young as 6 months

Louisiana children ages 6 months and older are now eligible to receive the updated COVID-19 bivalent booster. With COVID-19 cases on the rise and flu reaching its highest level in at least five years, LDH reminds residents to make sure they and their loved ones are up to date on their vaccines and boosters ahead of holiday gatherings.
December 10, 2022

LDH notifies public about Texas oyster recall from southeastern Galveston Bay harvests

At least 10 individuals have been sickened by consuming recalled oysters at Louisiana restaurants.
December 10, 2022

With COVID-19 and flu on the rise, LDH encourages residents to take precautions ahead of holiday gatherings

The Louisiana Department of Health encourages staying up to date on vaccines, boosters to help keep families safe this holiday season.
November 20, 2022

LDH urges residents to get health screenings during American Diabetes Month

Louisiana's prevalence of diabetes is higher than the national average.