Latest from the Louisiana Department of Health
May 29, 2020 @ 04:36 PM CDT
Louisiana Department of Health announces 11 partners to execute comprehensive testing plan
The Louisiana Department of Health has contracted with 11 partners as part of its comprehensive testing plan that will be submitted on May 30 to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, which outlines how the state how and will increase testing across the state and especially in congregate settings where the risk of spread is high.
May 29, 2020 @ 12:00 AM CDT
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates
All updated information pertaining to the Coronavirus (2019-nCoV).
May 27, 2020 @ 07:20 PM CDT
Emergency Order: Partial Closure of Tanning Facilities
This Emergency Order shall be effective as of 12:01 a.m. on May 28, 2020 and shall remain in effect until further notice from the State Health Officer. This Emergency Order will supersede the previous Orders regarding the closure of Tanning Facilities, only as to the provisions affecting Tanning Facilities.More LDH News
Latest from DCFS
May 15, 2020 @ 02:30 PM CDT
Louisiana to Feed as Many as 600,000+ Students Whose Schools Closed in Pandemic
05.15.20 - Louisiana has received approval from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to help feed as many as 611,430 students during the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced today. Under the new Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) program, families of children who normally receive free or reduced-price meals at school may get financial assistance to replace those meals. All Louisiana public school and many non-public school facilities have been closed since March 16 because of the pandemic.
Latest from LDWF
May 22, 2020 @ 11:02 AM CDT
Louisiana fisheries set to receive $73 million in federal assistance
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) is developing plans on how to best utilize $73 million in federal funding to help the state's fishing industry rebound from the severe financial losses caused by the 2019 freshwater flooding event and, more recently, the COVID-19 pandemic.
Latest from DEQ
May 15, 2020 @ 10:18 AM CDT
Fifth Amended Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order
Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order declared on March 11, 2020, due to a statewide public health emergency, COVID-19.