Latest from the Louisiana Department of Health
October 16, 2020 @ 05:15 PM CDT
ALL NURSING FACILITIES: SARS-CoV-2 PCR testing requirements at Nursing Facilities (NF) in Louisiana
This letter provides an update to June 17, 2020 Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) guidance regarding SARS-CoV-2 PCR testing requirements at Nursing Facilities (NF) in Louisiana.
October 15, 2020 @ 12:43 PM CDT
Louisiana Office of Public Health opening additional COVID-19 mobile testing sites in DeRidder and Oakdale
To aid in Hurricane Delta recovery, the southwestern Louisiana Office of Public Health has added two more COVID-19 mobile test sites to its schedule for next week. Testing will be available from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday, October 19 through Friday, October 23.
October 14, 2020 @ 04:36 PM CDT
Southwestern Louisiana Office of Public Health resumes mobile COVID-19 testing to aid in Hurricane Delta recovery
Residents are encouraged to take care of their health during this time of recovery. COVID-19 continues to be active in Louisiana as flu season is beginning, and now is not the time to let down your guard.More LDH News
Latest from DCFS
October 02, 2020 @ 01:12 PM CDT
Louisiana Receives Extension on "Hot Foods" Waiver for Use of SNAP/DSNAP Benefits through Oct. 31
Louisiana participants in SNAP and DSNAP can use their benefits to purchase hot or prepared foods from authorized SNAP retailers in Louisiana throughout the month of October, following a waiver extension approval from the USDA's Food and Nutrition Service. FNS also approved DCFS's request to provide emergency supplements for SNAP recipients in October due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The supplements are scheduled to be issued Oct. 16.
Latest from LDWF
October 22, 2020 @ 10:19 AM CDT
LDWF to extend accepting applications for $14.6 million COVID-19 relief funds
Due to the impacts of hurricanes Laura and Delta, LDWF is extending the application deadline by a month for the $14.6 million in financial assistance available to Louisiana's fishing industry hurt financially by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Latest from DEQ
October 23, 2020 @ 09:56 AM CDT
Fifteenth Amended Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order - COVID 19
The fifteenth 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.