Louisiana Department of Health

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

New Data Network Promises to Benefit Researchers

12 minutes 54 seconds agoAs a participant of the National Environmental Public Health Tracking Network, the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) is providing researchers, health experts, and the public access to data about how the environment ... [Published KATC 3 - 16 hours ago]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

St. Charles Parish responds to Ebola scare

St. Charles Parish emergency operations staff members are working with the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) to further prepare for the possibility of an infectious disease outbreak in light of the recent incidences of Ebola viruses in ... [Published L' Observateur - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Renewal fights bites

As voters in East Baton Rouge Parish go to the polls, we think they will find one tax renewal that is quite popular.That is the funding to fight mosquitoes.The 1-mill property tax is known to most of us as the funding for spraying for mosquitoes. On the ... [Published The Advocate - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Louisiana health department plan seeks to stop billing rape victims

Louisiana health officials announced this week that a ban was in the works to stop billing sexual assault victims for exams and tests.The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals said it will propose law changes in the legislative session that begins ... [Published WDSU New Orleans - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Boil advisory issued for some residents in St. Gabriel

ST. GABRIEL, LA (WAFB) -A boil advisory has been issued for residents of Bayou Paul Lane in St. Gabriel.Baton Rouge Waterworks issued the advisory as a precaution after customers on that street experienced a water outage when a water line broke.Residents ... [Published WAFB - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

La. ambulance service begins screening for Ebola

Northeast Louisiana Ambulance has begun questioning callers with Ebola-like symptoms about their travel history and interactions with people suspected of having the virus.The screening started Oct. 13 as a way to protect emergency responders and ensure ... [Published Lafayette Daily Advertiser - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Two new cases of West Nile Virus reported in LA

Baton Rouge, La.—The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) announced two (2) new cases of West Nile virus this week, but no new deaths. While news of the Ebola virus has dominated national and local press in recent weeks, health care officials ... [Published KLFY - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Louisiana Governor's Mansion goes pink for breast cancer awareness

While passers-by in New Orleans got a chance this week to see a 25-foot bra hanging from the Winsor Court, Baton Rougeans were treated to a view of the stately mansion bathed in pink light.From Monday (Oct. 13) to Thursday (Oct. 16), the home of Gov. ... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

The Louisiana Hospital Association statement on Ebola

12 minutes 7 seconds ago byThe Louisiana Hospital Association has released a statement about preparing for Ebola. "The LHA and hospitals across Louisiana are taking direction from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, while it develops and ... [Published KATC 3 - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 2 reports

New insight in case against former Shreveport fire chief revealed in court documents

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - There is new insight into the case against former Shreveport Fire Chief Craig Mulford, thanks to recently filed court documents.Mulford was charged with five counts of malfeasance in office, he has pleaded not guilty to all five ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 3 reports

La. Medicaid paying for new services for those fighting cancer

News Release from Louisiana Department of Health and HospitalsThe Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) announced it is paying for two new services for Louisiana Medicaid recipients battling cancer to help improve health outcomes.As of July ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Louisiana Officials Prepare For Ebola Cases

Posted Thursday, October 16th 2014 @ 6pmLouisiana leaders say they have devised a statewide response plan to protect residents if the state has a case of Ebola. They say they are working with hospitals to identify treatment locations.Kevin Davis, director ... [Published WRNO.com - Oct 16 2014]

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...placing carbon monoxide detectors in homes and providing local air quality health alerts," said J T Lane, Assistant Secretary for Public Health. "The comprehensive tracking and cataloging of these data will help health researchers and professionals learn more about health conditions related to the environment and improve treatment plans or prevention measures. This is a win for not only Louisiana's health researchers, but also for our families and national research efforts."
"We should not be victimizing people twice with hefty bills or uncomfortable investigations," Jindal's spokesperson Shannon Bates said. "Sexual assault is a heinous crime that causes a tremendous amount of suffering and we want to do everything we can to protect the victims of these terrible acts."
"I have heard so much ... about the lack of enforcement about LCLE in the past week, my head is about to blow" Peterson said
"Boil water for one (1) full minute in a clean container. The one minute starts after the water has been brought to a rolling boil. The flat taste can be eliminated by shaking the water in a clean bottle, pouring it from one clean container to another or by adding a small pinch of salt to each quart of water that is boiled."

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EJGH Honored By March of Dimes and Louisiana Ho... [Published PRWeb - 5 hours ago]
New Data Network Promises to Benefit Researchers [Published KATC 3 - 16 hours ago]
St. Charles Parish responds to Ebola scare [Published L' Observateur - Oct 22 2014]
Renewal fights bites [Published The Advocate - Oct 22 2014]
Louisiana Rape Victims Can Be Charged Over $4,2... [Published Christian Post - Oct 21 2014]
Lawmakers target commission's role in overseein... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Oct 21 2014]
Boil advisory issued for some residents in St. ... [Published WAFB - Oct 21 2014]
La. ambulance service begins screening for Ebola [Published Lafayette Daily Advertiser - Oct 20 2014]
Two new cases of West Nile Virus reported in LA [Published KLFY - Oct 20 2014]
Louisiana health department plan seeks to stop ... [Published WDSU New Orleans - Oct 20 2014]
DHH halts billing of sex assault victims [Published Lafayette Daily Advertiser - Oct 20 2014]
ViiV Healthcare Expands Program to Reduce HIV D... [Published ADVFN India - Oct 20 2014]
Two New Cases of West Nile Virus Reported in Lo... [Published Noodls - Oct 18 2014]
Louisiana Governor's Mansion goes pink for brea... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Oct 17 2014]
New insight in case against former Shreveport f... [Published Bayou Buzz - Oct 17 2014]
La. Medicaid paying for new services for those ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Oct 17 2014]
La. Medicaid paying for new services for those ... [Published WAFB - Oct 17 2014]
When flu season brings similar symptoms, how to... [Published MyFox New York - Oct 17 2014]
New insight in case against former Shreveport f... [Published KSLA - Oct 17 2014]
State STD Prevention budget cuts will not effec... [Published LSU Daily Reveille - Oct 17 2014]
DHH paying for new breast cancer services [Published WBRZ-TV - Oct 17 2014]
The Louisiana Hospital Association statement on... [Published KATC 3 - Oct 16 2014]
Louisiana Officials Prepare For Ebola Cases [Published WRNO.com - Oct 16 2014]
The Deadliest Contaminant: Solving The Brain-Ea... [Published Water Online - Oct 16 2014]
La. should embrace ‘Obamacare’ [Published The Advocate - Oct 16 2014]
Ebola preparedness in Louisiana [Published WAFB - Oct 16 2014]
Jindal administration promises plan to end bill... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Oct 15 2014]
A decade after reforms ordered, critics point t... [Published Louisiana Weekly - Oct 13 2014]
The International House& of Blues Foundation [Published Gambit Weekly - Oct 13 2014]
Five new West Nile cases, one death; none in NW... [Published KTAL-TV - Oct 11 2014]
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Rape Victims in Louisiana Are Being Charged for... [Published TIME.com - Sep 29 2014]
Some rape victims in Louisiana are being forced to literally pay the price of their own assault . An investigation by the Times-Picayune found that many victims of sexual assault were being billed by hospitals after they sought treatment and, in ...
Rape Victims in Louisiana Are Being Charged for... [Published Real Clear Politics - TIME.com - Sep 29 2014]
Some rape victims in Louisiana are being forced to literally pay the price of their own assault . An investigation by the Times-Picayune found that many victims of sexual assault were being billed by hospitals after they sought treatment and, in ...
Cargo Ship From Africa Arrives in New Orleans W... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Sep 18 2014]
A possible yet unlikely Ebola scare today in New Orleans after a foreign-flagged ship which recently called in Africa arrived with at least one critically ill crewmember onboard. U.S. health officials were alerted to the situation Wednesday morning ...
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 ...
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