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Latest from the Louisiana Department of Health

September 23, 2020 @ 09:35 AM CDT

Calcasieu Parish Health Unit delays COVID testing and suspends emergency vaccines today due to inclement weather

Due to inclement weather in southwest Louisiana this morning, the Region 5 Office of Public Health is canceling emergency vaccines at the Calcasieu Parish Health Unit today. COVID-19 testing will be delayed until noon.

September 18, 2020 @ 05:05 PM CDT

Emergency Order: Healthcare Facility Notice/Order

This Emergency Order shall be effective immediately, beginning 5:00 p.m. on September 18, 2020, and shall remain in effect until further notice from the State Health Officer.

September 11, 2020 @ 01:45 PM CDT

Free COVID-19 mobile testing and necessary vaccines offered at Calcasieu Parish Health Unit to Hurricane Laura evacuees

Mobile testing for COVID-19 and vaccines for tetanus, hepatitis A and hepatitis B will be available to Hurricane Laura evacuees from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, September 14 through Friday, September 18 at the Calcasieu Parish Health Unit, 3236 Kirkman St., Lake Charles.

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