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Latest from the Louisiana Department of Health

September 12, 2022 @ 04:27 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.

September 02, 2022 @ 04:00 PM CDT

CDC recommends first updated COVID-19 booster

These updated boosters offer continued protection against the original strain, while also offering better protection against the BA.4 and BA.5 Omicron variants, which represent over 90% of currently circulating virus.

August 10, 2022 @ 01:24 PM CDT

Programs and Services Amendments due to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Public Health Emergency – Home and Community-Based Services Waivers and Long-Term Personal Care Services

Continues the provisions of the Emergency Rule adopted on August 25, 2020 which amended the provisions governing the Adult Day Health Care Waiver, the Community Choices Waiver, and Long-Term Personal Care Services throughout the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) public health emergency declaration, and clarified that the home and community-based services waiver provisions which correspond to Louisiana’s section 1915(c) Appendix K waiver will remain in effect for the duration of the Emergency Rule or until the Appendix K waiver termination date of January 26, 2021, whichever is later.

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