Department

February 14, 2018
Due to widespread flu activity remaining throughout Louisiana, the Louisiana Department of Health will continue to offer flu vaccines at no cost at Parish Health Units across the state while supplies last. The vaccine is available to anyone who has not yet received a vaccine this flu season.
February 08, 2018
The Louisiana Department of Health is seeking proposals to expand the number of statewide Family Support Organization Providers to provide greater choice to families.
February 07, 2018
The Department of Health submits a detailed monthly report to the Legislature that provides a comprehensive overview of Medicaid spending. The reports include projections for future revenues and expenditures for the given state fiscal year.
February 06, 2018
The Louisiana Department of Health’s Office of Public Health has awarded a $5.5 million loan to the City of Carencro through the State’s Drinking Water Revolving Loan Fund. The low-interest loan will help improve Carencro’s water system.
February 05, 2018
The Louisiana Department of Health will continue to offer flu vaccines at no cost at parish health units across the state until Monday, February 12, 2018. The vaccine is available to anyone who has not yet received a vaccine this flu season.
January 26, 2018
WASHINGTON - Louisiana Department of Health Secretary Rebekah Gee and Gov. John Bel Edwards' general counsel Matthew Block met with federal officials in Washington D.C. Friday (Jan. 26) to discuss work requirements for Medicaid recipients in Louisiana.
January 25, 2018
The Louisiana Department of Health is offering flu vaccines at no cost at more than 55 Parish Health Units across the state on Wednesday, January 31, 2018, from 1 – 4:30 p.m. The vaccine is available to anyone who has not received a vaccine this flu season. 
January 22, 2018
Dr. Rebekah Gee, secretary of the Louisiana Department of Health, has renewed the standing order for the life-saving medication Naloxone. Through this action, laypeople who are helping a person who has overdosed or who is at risk of an overdose on heroin, morphine or another opioid drug can continue to receive the lifesaving medication naloxone without having to get a direct prescription from a doctor.
January 03, 2018
Louisiana is seeing widespread and early flu activity. According to the CDC, Louisiana is among the states with the highest confirmed illness through symptoms and laboratory surveillance.
November 30, 2017
Annual reports from Louisiana's Medicaid program (Bureau of Health Services Financing).