Emergency Preparedness

June 11, 2015
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) continues to work with the World Health Organization (WHO) and other partners to closely monitor Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) globally, including the cases of MERS-CoV infection recently reported by China and the Republic of Korea, to better understand the risks to public health. The purpose of this HAN Advisory is to provide updated guidance to state health departments and healthcare providers in the evaluation of patients for MERS-CoV infection, which have been revised in light of the current situation in the Republic of Korea.
June 03, 2015
Hurricane season officially began Monday, June 1, and the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) encourages Louisianans to begin planning for potential storms and to sign up as a volunteer to assist during a crisis.
March 04, 2015
Commissioner of Administration Kristy Nichols announced today that state government offices will be closed today, March 5 in the following parishes across Louisiana where hazardous driving conditions and scattered power outages are forecast due to winter weather conditions.
March 04, 2015
Commissioner of Administration Kristy Nichols announced today that state government offices will be closed Thursday, March 5 in the following parishes across Louisiana where hazardous driving conditions and scattered power outages are forecast due to winter weather conditions.
February 25, 2015
Commissioner of Administration Kristy Nichols announced today that state government offices will be closed Thursday, February 26 in the following parishes across Louisiana where hazardous driving conditions and scattered power outages are forecast due to winter weather conditions.
February 25, 2015
Commissioner of Administration Kristy Nichols announced today that state government offices will be closed Thursday, February 26 in the following parishes across Louisiana where hazardous driving conditions and scattered power outages are forecast due to winter weather conditions.
February 25, 2015
Commissioner of Administration Kristy Nichols announced today that state government offices will be closed Wednesday, February 25 in the following parishes across Louisiana where hazardous driving conditions and scattered power outages are forecast due to winter weather conditions.
February 24, 2015
Commissioner of Administration Kristy Nichols announced today that state government offices will be closed Wednesday, February 25 in the following parishes across Louisiana where hazardous driving conditions and scattered power outages are forecast due to winter weather conditions.