Coronavirus

August 6, 2020

Q&A: Dr. Chip Riggins, Medical Director for Region 3, Part 3

Dr. W.S. “Chip” Riggins is the Regional Medical Director for the bayou and river areas of Region 3 Office of Public Health (OPH), which include Lafourche […]
August 7, 2020

Hospitalizations continue to decline; 1,500 new cases reported

Today, the Louisiana Department of Health is reporting the total number of cases has risen to 128,746. That’s 1,500 more cases than yesterday.    The state […]
August 7, 2020

Ochsner announces COVID-19 testing at Nicholls, Houma Municipal Auditorium

Ochsner Health has announced community COVID-19 testing in the Bayou region on Tuesday, August 11. Testing is available to those age 2 and older who wish […]
August 9, 2020

Two-day total adds over 2,600 new cases; hospitalizations continue to decline

Today, the Louisiana Department of Health is reporting the total number of cases has risen to 131,399. The two-day increase is 2,653 cases.   The state […]