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Latest from the Louisiana Department of Health

May 24, 2022 @ 11:23 AM CDT

LDH's Capital Region Office of Public Health honors LANG, other community partners

Dr. Paulette Grey Riveria, regional medical director for the Louisiana Department of Health's Capital Region Office of Public Health, recently recognized the Louisiana National Guard for its service during the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 20, 2022 @ 03:19 PM CDT

CDC and FDA expand eligibility for COVID-19 booster shots to ages 5-11

CDC now recommends children ages 5-11 should receive a booster shot five months after their initial Pfizer-BioNTech series.

May 18, 2022 @ 02:35 PM CDT

LDH reaffirms recommendation that all eligible children be vaccinated now, given recent COVID case increases

The Louisiana Department of Health today reaffirms its official recommendation that all eligible children receive the COVID-19 vaccine to protect themselves and their families.

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