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Latest from the Louisiana Department of Health

September 28, 2020 @ 02:39 PM CDT

LSU, LDH community primary care clinic bridges the gap after Hurricane Laura

With many primary care offices in southwestern Louisiana still closed due to damage from Hurricane Laura, the Louisiana Department of Health is partnering with the LSU Family Medicine Residency Program of Lake Charles Memorial Hospital to offer basic services until most clinics can resume operations.

September 24, 2020 @ 01:24 PM CDT

Federal stimulus checks will not affect eligibility for state assistance programs

If you have not received your Economic Impact Payment (federal stimulus check), you are not alone. About 300,000 Louisianans have not received their stimulus checks.

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.

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