State of Louisiana Hurricane Laura Updates


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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 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.

September 14, 2020 @ 03:16 PM CDT

Louisiana Department of Health and Louisiana Cancer Prevention provide toll-free line to help displaced patients find cancer care

The toll-free line is 888-599-1073 and is staffed during regular business hours, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday. The hotline is provided in partnership by the Louisiana Department of Health and the Louisiana Cancer Prevention & Control Programs (LCP).

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