Louisiana Department of Health

Type: Organization
Name: Louisiana Department of Health
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Civil rights class action brought against state of Louisiana on behalf of mentally ill prisoners

BATON ROUGE – A number of people who have been diagnosed with mental illnesses and found not guilty by reason of insanity are suing the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals over their continued incarceration.Brandon Cooper, Louis Davenport, Ron ... [Published The Southeast Texas Record - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

SFD chief, assistant chief arraignment set for Tuesday

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - Shreveport Fire Department chief Craig Mulford and assistant chief Tommy Carpenter were arraigned in a Caddo Parish courtroom Tuesday morning.Mulford is charged with five felony counts of malfeasance in office in connection with ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

DHH issues new request for proposals in behavioral health

The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) released a new request for proposals (RFP) Friday, stating the effort will make substantial improvements to operations of the Louisiana Behavioral Health Partnership (Partnership).According to a DHH ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Bossier Boil Advisory lifted

A water boil advisory issued around 10 p.m. Thursday for residents and businesses along a portion of Benton Road has been lifted. The boil advisory was required, as water service to the area was be turned off while crews worked to repair a water line ... [Published KTAL-TV - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

DHH Confirms 13 New West Nile Virus Cases this Week; 42 Total Cases this Year

8 minutes 27 seconds agoThis week, the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) confirmed 13 new cases of West Nile virus, of which five were neuroinvasive disease infections, bringing this year's total to 42 reported cases.DHH issues a weekly ... [Published KATC 3 - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 2 reports

DHH: 8 cases of chikungunya, 1 of dengue in La.

Topics:dengue fever ,chikungunya feverBATON ROUGE - State health officials report no new cases of chikungunya fever or dengue fever in Louisiana.The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals, in its weekly Arbovirus Surveillance Summary released Friday, ... [Published WBRZ-TV - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 3 reports

DHH confirms 13 new cases of West Nile this week

BATON ROUGE, LA (WVUE) -This Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals confirmed 13 new cases of West Nile virus this week, bringing this year's total to 42 reported cases.This week's new infections include three neuroinvasive disease cases in Caddo ... [Published WAFB - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Health Department Issues Warning to Travelers and People Enjoying the Coast

BATON ROUGE, La. -- The following information was released by the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals:There's still plenty of time this summer to enjoy the coast or the beach, whether it's along the Gulf Coast or the Caribbean. Before heading ... [Published HighBeam Research - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

DHH Warns of Flesh Eating Bacteria

A warning for people who spend time in Louisiana’s brackish waters.Levels of flesh eating bacteria are on the rise.The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals says harmful bacteria levels in the water now can make going in the water a health ris ... [Published WGNO - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Editorial: Diseases warrant attention

Their names may be overly scientific but their potency as described by the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals is not to be taken lightly.Vibrio vulnificus and chikungunya virus are two diseases that have caused DHH to warn travelers, beach goers ... [Published Hammond Daily Star - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Louisiana | State’s second WNv death of 2014 confirmed

The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) is confirming the state’s second West Nile virus death, an individual older than 75. The state’s latest surveillance report also includes 14 new West Nile virus cases, bringing this year’s total number ... [Published Big Medicine - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 2 reports

DHH Confirms Six New West Nile Virus Cases

BATON ROUGE, La.-The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) is confirming six new West Nile virus cases this week, bringing this year's total number of cases to 15. This week's new infections include three cases of neuroinvasive disease in ... [Published Noodls - Aug 02 2014]

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...or the Louisiana Department of HealthDepartment of Health and Human Services, failing to report to law enforcement that a crime may have occurred, "and by undertaking a sham investigation himself all in order to conceal from fire personnel, law enforcement personnel, and to the general public the fact that the act of prostitution had in fact occurred."
...The secret indictment handed up Thursday also alleges that Mulford "refused to allow Shreveport Fire Captain Gary Roan to speak with a Special Agent Kyle Roberts and La. State Police Sgt. Jay Perry about the act of prostitution at Fire Station 8 to which Mulford had prior knowledge when Special Agent Roberts and Sgt. Perry saw Captain Road was off duty."
"People should always be onon guard around mosquitoes," said DHH State Epidemiologist Dr. Raoult Ratard. "As long as mosquitoes are biting, we are all at risk. In previous years, we've had West Nile virus cases as late as December, so don't let your guard down."

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Civil rights class action brought against state... [Published The Southeast Texas Record - Aug 19 2014]
SFD chief, assistant chief arraignment set for ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Aug 19 2014]
SFD chief arraignment set for Tuesday [Published KSLA - Aug 19 2014]
DHH issues new request for proposals in behavio... [Published Bayou Buzz - Aug 18 2014]
DHH issues new request for proposals in behavio... [Published KTAL-TV - Aug 18 2014]
Bossier Boil Advisory lifted [Published KTAL-TV - Aug 16 2014]
DHH: 8 cases of chikungunya, 1 of dengue in La. [Published WBRZ-TV - Aug 16 2014]
DHH: 8 cases of chikungunya, 1 of dengue in La [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Aug 15 2014]
DHH confirms 13 new cases of West Nile this week [Published WAFB - Aug 15 2014]
LA DHH: 7 new cases of West Nile in Caddo Parish [Published KSLA - Aug 15 2014]
DHH Confirms 13 New West Nile Virus Cases [Published KTAL-TV - Aug 15 2014]
DHH Confirms 13 New West Nile Virus Cases this ... [Published KATC 3 - Aug 15 2014]
Health Department Issues Warning to Travelers a... [Published HighBeam Research - Aug 15 2014]
DHH Warns of Flesh Eating Bacteria [Published WGNO - Aug 15 2014]
Local prosecutors eye more diversion programs [Published Tri-Parish Times - Aug 14 2014]
Editorial: Diseases warrant attention [Published Hammond Daily Star - Aug 14 2014]
Potential 2016 GOP candidate: Bobby Jindal [Published Florida Today - Aug 14 2014]
Health Department issues warning to travelers a... [Published KLFY - Aug 13 2014]
Alleged killer dad still jailed [Published Houma Today - Aug 13 2014]
Louisiana | State’s second WNv death of 2014 co... [Published Big Medicine - Aug 13 2014]
Black Democrat: Abortion is the Number One Geno... [Published LifeNews.com - Aug 12 2014]
Dry Prong Boil Advisory [Published KALB - Aug 11 2014]
LSUHSC research shows program to combat childho... [Published EurekAlert! - Aug 11 2014]
BOIL ADVISORY TOWN OF ARNAUDVILLE [Published TecheToday.com - Aug 10 2014]
Second Louisiana resident dies from West Nile v... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Aug 09 2014]
Safe Water Act [Published Ruston Daily Leader - Aug 09 2014]
TTPD: Man left child in vehicle to run from police [Published KSLA - Aug 09 2014]
DHH: Second death, 14 new cases of West Nile re... [Published Bayou Buzz - Aug 08 2014]
DHH confirms Louisiana's second West Nile Virus... [Published KTAL-TV - Aug 08 2014]
Victims recover from flesh-eating bacteria [Published Houma Today - Aug 07 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 ...
Centene Corporation Announces Transactions With... [Published PR Newswire: Health - Jun 05 2014]
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 ...
Jindal Floats Obamacare Replacement Plan With E... [Published TIME.com - Apr 02 2014]
MoreObama Celebrates 7.1 Million Enrolled in Obamacare All The President’s Celebrities: How The White House Used Stars To Sell Obamacare Poll: Obamacare Support Hits New Low Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal on Wednesday unveiled an alternative to replace ...
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