LDH Releases New COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility Criteria

The Louisiana Department of Health has now updated the criteria for the individuals that are currently eligible to receive the vaccine.  See the criteria below of those currently eligible to sign up for a 1st dose. Persons 65 and older Dialysis providers and patients...

COVID-19 Vaccine Encouraged to Help Stop Pandemic

The COVID-19 Vaccine has become available to healthcare workers and will soon be made available to certain segments of the population. The CDC has made an attempt to answer the most common questions concerning the vaccine. For more information on the COVID-19 Vaccine,...

New Equipment Purchased to Help With COVID-19 Virus

Tru-D UVC Disinfection Robot: UV lights are considered to be the gold standard in regards to no-touch disinfection methods within healthcare systems.  It is confirmed that UV technologies kill, or deactivate, over 99.9% of bacteria and viruses, to include COVID.  The...

COVID-19 Incidence Rate

Office of Public Health (OPH) has moved the data metric from number of cases to incidence rate (per 100,000).  Data was last updated 12-9-2020. To view the report showing Incidence Rate by parish for Acadiana, please refer to the link on the Homepage: Louisiana Office...

COVID-19 Vaccine Offered to Healthcare Workers Thursday

  Beginning Thursday, healthcare workers at Abbeville General were offered the COVID-19 Vaccine. Vaccinations continued throughout the day Friday.  Another shipment of vaccines are expected to arrive Monday and vaccines will be administered throughout Monday and...