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October 13, 2023 @ 12:29 PM CDT

Updated COVID-19 vaccines now available in PHUs, recommended by state health officials

Updated COVID-19 vaccines that protect against the most common circulating strains of the virus are now available at some parish health units (PHUs) throughout Louisiana, which adds to the supply already available at pharmacies and other locations. State health officials urge residents to take advantage of the best protection against the COVID-19 virus by getting the updated vaccines.

October 13, 2023 @ 10:07 AM CDT

Targeted Case Management and Home and Community-Based Services Waivers

Continues the provisions of the May 12, 2023 Emergency Rule, which amended LAC 50:XV.Subpart 7 and LAC 50:XXI.Subparts 5, 9, 11 and 13 in order to temporarily extend, as permitted by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the allowances made for early and periodic screening, diagnosis and treatment services and the relaxation of certain home and community-based services waivers provisions throughout the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) public health emergency.

April 13, 2023 @ 04:15 PM CDT

Programs and Services Amendments due to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Public Health Emergency

Continues the provisions of the October 20, 2021 Emergency Rule which amended Title 50 of the Louisiana Administrative Code in order to continue the provisions of the Emergency Rule adopted on June 24, 2020 throughout the duration of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) public health emergency declaration.

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