Latest from the Louisiana Department of Health
November 25, 2020 @ 10:57 AM CDT
LANG-operated COVID-19 testing sites to close for Thanksgiving
COVID-19 testing sites operated by the Louisiana National Guard will be closed on Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27 for the Thanksgiving holiday. Normal hours will resume on Monday, December 1.
November 24, 2020 @ 07:09 PM CDT
Gov. Edwards: Louisiana steps back to Phase 2 as COVID cases and hospitalizations rise
The Governor's updated Phase 2 proclamation, which is slightly modified from the summer, takes effect on Wednesday, November 25. It calls for reducing occupancy at some businesses, decreasing gathering sizes, limiting indoor consumption at many bars and urges everyone in Louisiana to avoid gatherings with people outside of their everyday households.
November 20, 2020 @ 10:45 AM CDT
Health department reports COVID backlog, as cases, hospitalizations and percent positivity increase
Due to a processing error in the electronic lab reporting system, LDH will report a backlog of 2,538 COVID cases on 69,125 tests reported to the state.More LDH News
Latest from DCFS
October 29, 2020 @ 12:38 PM CDT
SNAP Emergency Allotments, Hot Foods Waiver Extension Approved for November
Louisiana SNAP recipients who do not already receive the maximum amount for their household size will receive emergency allotments for November bringing them to the max, following a waiver approval from USDA Food and Nutrition Service. FNS also approved Louisiana's request to extend the "hot foods" waiver through Nov. 30, 2020. November will be the ninth straight month emergency allotments have been issued in Louisiana due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Latest from LDWF
November 16, 2020 @ 07:15 PM CDT
Louisiana Alligator Advisory Council to Meet Nov. 18 Via Webinar
The Louisiana Alligator Advisory Council will meet by webinar Wednesday (Nov. 18) at 9 a.m. This meeting of the council is being conducted by webinar due to the public health emergency declared in response to the threat presented by COVID-19.
Latest from DEQ
November 06, 2020 @ 10:25 AM CDT
Sixteenth Amended Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order - COVID 19
The sixteenth amendment to the Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order declared on March 11, 2020, due to a statewide public health emergency, COVID-19, is now available.