LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - A Lake Charles veterinarian says he has seen more than a dozen cases of Eastern equine encephalitis in the past three weeks - and the only horses that are still alive are the two that were vaccinated. Ted Shope of South Bayou Animal Hospital tells... more »
A Kaplan family is mourning the loss of a loved one. Twenty year-old, Brigg Gary, died Friday. His family said possibly from meningitis. State health officials said at least one other case of the strain of bacteria, which is related to meningitis, is currently being investigated in the area. Regional... more »
BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals today updated the status of the state's Fight the Flu campaign, announcing that 146,061 doses of H1N1 vaccine have been administered across the state. As the 2009 H1N1 vaccination campaign moves forward, it is important for Louisiana families to be... more »
LAFAYETTE - The state Department of Health and Hospitals HAS CHANGED THE TIME OF ITS CLINICS IN LAFAYETTE PARISH.
The department will provide H1N1 2009 flu vaccines to Lafayette Parish students on December 5, 2009 FROM 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Lafayette Parish School System has partnered with... more »
Local hospital to administer vaccinations Saturday, Nov. 21 to targeted groups who meet specific requirements
NEW IBERIA, La. - Dauterive Hospital will administer the H1N1 vaccination for free to targeted groups from 9 a.m. to noon -- while supplies last - Saturday, Nov. 21 in Meeting Room 2 on... more »
BATON ROUGE - The Department of Health and Hospitals today updated the status of the state's Fight the Flu campaign. As the H1N1 vaccination campaign moves forward, it is important for Louisiana families to be patient if their provider has not yet received the H1N1 vaccine, as more vaccine is... more »