The mission of the Department of Health and Hospitals is to protect and promote health and to ensure access to medical, preventive and rehabilitative services for all citizens of the State of Louisiana.
The Department of Health and Hospitals is dedicated to fulfilling its mission through direct provision of quality services, the development and stimulation of services of others, and the utilization of available resources in the most effective manner.
In order to fulfill its mission, the Department of Health and Hospitals intends to:
-Provide quality services
-Protect and promote health
-Develop and stimulate services by others
-Utilize available resources in the most effective manner