Public Health

November 08, 2017
With flu season starting, the Louisiana Department of Health is holding a flu vaccination clinic in Crowley on Thursday, Nov. 9. The flu causes approximately 500 deaths and nearly 3,000 hospitalizations each year in Louisiana.
November 02, 2017
With flu season starting, the Louisiana Department of Health is holding a flu vaccination clinic in Lake Charles on Tuesday, Nov. 7. The flu causes approximately 500 deaths and nearly 3,000 hospitalizations each year in Louisiana.
November 01, 2017
With flu season starting, the Louisiana Department of Health is holding a flu vaccination clinic in Bossier City on Wednesday, Nov. 1. The flu causes approximately 500 deaths and nearly 3,000 hospitalizations each year in Louisiana.
October 30, 2017
The Louisiana Department of Health is scheduling an additional flu vaccination clinic in Cameron on Thursday, Nov. 2 due to an increase in the number of cases in the parish. The flu causes approximately 500 deaths and nearly 3,000 hospitalizations each year in Louisiana.
October 25, 2017
With flu season starting, the Louisiana Department of Health is holding a flu vaccination clinic in Monroe on Thursday, Oct. 26. The flu causes approximately 500 deaths and nearly 3,000 hospitalizations each year in Louisiana.
October 24, 2017
With flu season starting, the Louisiana Department of Health is holding a flu vaccination clinic in Lafayette on Wednesday, Oct. 25. The flu causes approximately 500 deaths and nearly 3,000 hospitalizations each year in Louisiana.
October 23, 2017
As of October 23, officials with the Louisiana Department of Health are providing the most recent case counts of individuals who have been identified with a gastrointestinal illness related to the food poisoning outbreak in Caldwell Parish.
October 21, 2017
As of October 21, officials with the Louisiana Department of Health are providing the most recent case counts of individuals who have been identified with a gastrointestinal illness related to the Salmonella outbreak in Caldwell Parish.
October 19, 2017
With flu season starting, the Louisiana Department of Health is holding flu vaccination clinics throughout the central region of the state. The flu causes approximately 500 deaths and nearly 3,000 hospitalizations each year in Louisiana.
October 19, 2017
As of Oct. 19, 49 cases of a gastrointestinal illness have been confirmed with 31 people hospitalized. One death has occurred and an autopsy is occurring to determine if the death was caused by this illness or other causes. The ages of those with a confirmed illness range from 15 years old to 70.