Louisiana Department of Health

Type: Organization
Name: Louisiana Department of Health
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

People in Business for July 13, 2014

BATON ROUGE AREACharles F. Castille has been named executive director of the Rural Hospital Coalition.Castille was with law firm Adams and Reese LLP as special counsel with its governmental relations and health law practice and had served as general counsel, ... [Published The Advocate - 16 hours ago]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Greg Tarver: Next landfill meeting set for July 24

State Sen. Greg Tarver will host another meeting about the Harrelson Materials Management landfill at 5:30 p.m. July 24 in Jesse N. Stone Science Lecture Hall on the campus of Southern University at Shreveport.The meeting will include officials from the ... [Published Monroe News Star - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Back-to-school vaccinations are a must for children

Local and state officials are reminding parents to make sure their children are vaccinated before school starts Aug. 11 in Terrebonne and Lafourche parishes.The state requires parents to vaccinate their kids unless they have a special exemption from their ... [Published Houma Today - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Kleinpeter details steps taken to address quality control issues

After months of battling quality control problems that have affected the taste and shelf life of Kleinpeter Farms Dairy milk, CEO Jeff Kleinpeter says the company has been working very hard to restore the quality of its products and is inviting customers ... [Published Greater Baton Rouge Business Report - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Fishermen Advised of Dangers of Vibrio Vulnificus Bacteria

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) is advising fishermen to be aware of the potential danger of vibrio vulnificus (V. vulnificus) bacteria that can be found in saltwater.According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ... [Published TecheToday.com - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Three West Nile Cases Discovered In State

Justin Sullivan/Louisiana is seeing its first human cases of the West Nile Virus this year.The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals has discovered three cases so far, all in Livingston Parish. State Epidemiologist Dr. Raoult Ratard says the three ... [Published 973 The Dawg - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Three cases of West Nile Virus confirmed in Louisiana

Mosquito spraying is a priority in local parishes, after the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals officials confirm three cases of the West Nile Virus in Livingston Parish. July and August is the peak season for contracting the virus.Desoto Parish ... [Published KTAL-TV - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

DHH: First cases of West Nile Virus for 2014 found in Livingston Parish

LIVINGSTON PARISH, LA (WAFB) -The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals reports their first human cases of West Nile virus of 2014 have been found in Livingston Parish.The three cases found were all asymptomatic, meaning the individuals did not ... [Published KSLA - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

DHH bans two new designer drugs

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -Two new dangerous designer drugs have been banned by the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals. The controlled substances are commonly called “Train Wreck 2” and “Kali Berry”."It is incredibly disheartening that dangerous ... [Published WAFB - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Centene completes Louisiana contract purchase

Clayton-based Centene completed the purchase of a contract with the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals.Centene bought the contract with the issuance of 746,369 shares of the company’s common stock on July 1, according to a statement from the ... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Centene Corporation Completes Transaction With Community Health Solutions

ST. LOUIS, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) ("Centene") announced today that it has completed the transaction whereby Community Health Solutions of America, Inc. ("CHS") assigned its contract with the Louisiana Department of ... [Published PR Newswire: Health - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Second SFD leader arrested following secret indictment in Station 8 scandal

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) -The second person indicted in connection with the investigation into allegations of sex and abuse at Shreveport's Fire Station 8 has been arrested.KSLA News 12 has confirmed that Assistant Chief Tommy Carpenter has turned himself ... [Published KSLA - Jun 27 2014]

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"Mosquito control cannot do it — only you can dodo it."
...Raoult Ratard, State Epidemiologist. "Everyone should take simple steps to protect themselves, their families and their homes from mosquitoes, which spread West Nile virus to humans when they bite. Protection is as simple as wearing mosquito repellant and covering your skin. You can also prevent mosquitoes from reproducing by dumping standing water from containers around your home."
...to work with the State of Louisiana, SAMHSA and HRSA to bring innovative ideas and cost savings toward integrated health care," said Sizer. "We are excited that these national organizations have taken notice of our efforts in the rural communities of our region and throughout northeastern Louisiana."
"It is incredibly disheartening that dangerous new synthetic marijuana compounds continue to make their way onto the streets,” says DHH Secretary Kathy Kliebert. “These are dangerous chemical mixtures that can have serious medical impacts on their users. I am grateful for the work of law enforcement across the state as well as Louisiana Poison Control in helping to identify new substances."

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People in Business for July 13, 2014 [Published The Advocate - 16 hours ago]
Greg Tarver: Next landfill meeting set for July 24 [Published Monroe News Star - Jul 12 2014]
Back-to-school vaccinations are a must for chil... [Published Houma Today - Jul 12 2014]
Kleinpeter details steps taken to address quali... [Published Greater Baton Rouge Business Report - Jul 11 2014]
Fishermen Advised of Dangers of Vibrio Vulnific... [Published TecheToday.com - Jul 11 2014]
Three West Nile Cases Discovered In State [Published 973 The Dawg - Jul 10 2014]
State Sen. Greg Tarver wants to host meeting wi... [Published Shreveport Times - Jul 10 2014]
Three cases of West Nile Virus confirmed in Lou... [Published KTAL-TV - Jul 10 2014]
DHH Reports 2014's First Human Cases of West Ni... [Published KATC 3 - Jul 08 2014]
DHH reports first human cases of West Nile Viru... [Published KTAL-TV - Jul 08 2014]
DHH: First cases of West Nile Virus for 2014 fo... [Published KSLA - Jul 08 2014]
Summit to discuss integrating health care [Published Monroe News Star - Jul 05 2014]
DHH bans two new designer drugs [Published WAFB - Jul 04 2014]
5 Myths About Mosquito Bites [Published TurnTo10.com - Jul 04 2014]
What makes me so tasty to mosquitoes? [Published WDSU New Orleans - Jul 04 2014]
Narconon New Life Retreat Celebrates Its 8th An... [Published PRWeb - Jul 03 2014]
Centene completes Louisiana contract purchase [Published Business First of Buffalo - Jul 02 2014]
Northeast Delta Human Services Authority Hostin... [Published BioPortfolio - Jul 02 2014]
Centene Corporation Completes Transaction With ... [Published TickerTech.com - Jul 01 2014]
Centene Corporation Completes Transaction With ... [Published PR Newswire: Health - Jul 01 2014]
Second SFD leader arrested following secret ind... [Published KSLA - Jun 27 2014]
Betting on Education: Louisiana's netting milli... [Published Tri-Parish Times - Jun 26 2014]
I Got Tested Campaign Encourages Americans to K... [Published BusinessWeek - Jun 25 2014]
Gay marriage debate to be argued in New Orleans... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Jun 24 2014]
In Louisiana, a New Law, and a Worsening Reprod... [Published RHRealityCheck - Jun 18 2014]
Form 8-K: Centene Files Current Report [Published HighBeam Research - Jun 18 2014]
Nursing homes offer tuition-free program for nu... [Published The Advocate - Jun 16 2014]
Wildlife & Fisheries and DHH to enforce new oys... [Published KATC 3 - Jun 14 2014]
Wright languishes in Lafourche Parish Jail [Published Tri-Parish Times - Jun 11 2014]
Arnaudville Boil Advisory [Published KLFY - Jun 11 2014]
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Centene Corporation Completes Transaction With ... [Published PR Newswire: Health - Jul 01 2014]
ST. LOUIS, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) ("Centene") announced today that it has completed the transaction whereby Community Health Solutions of America, Inc. ("CHS") assigned its contract with the Louisiana Department of ...
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ST. LOUIS, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) ("Centene") announced today that it has entered into a transaction whereby Community Health Solutions of America, Inc. ("CHS") will assign its contract with the Louisiana Department ...
How Barack Obama Trapped the GOP On Health Care [Published TAPPED - Apr 03 2014]
Barack Obama has done many dastardly things to Republicans. He regularly ridicules their arguments. He insists on being treated as though he were legitimately the president of the United States. And most cruelly of all, he beat their standard-bearers ...
Yes, There’s A Republican Health Care Plan: Bob... [Published RedState Blog - Apr 03 2014]
There’s a Republican alternative to Obamacare – a health insurance plan rolled out today by Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal. It’s not only a better plan, but starts with a better way to think about how we pay for healthcare. The Search For A Republican ...
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