September 5, 2023

LDH organizes blood donation drive for Sickle Cell Awareness Month

People with sickle cell disease may require as many as 100 units of blood each year to manage their condition effectively. The simple act of blood donation can significantly ease the symptoms and improve the quality of life for someone living with sickle cell disease.
April 29, 2023

Committing to Louisiana Mothers

In April, as we recognize Black Maternal Health Week and National Minority Health Month, we honor the mothers and children of color we have lost. We must continue to work together to create a future where everyone has access to quality, affordable and comprehensive care throughout and after pregnancy.