Immunizations Program Resources

September 27, 2017
Shingles, also called herpes zoster or zoster, is a painful skin rash caused by the varicella zoster virus (VZV).
September 27, 2017
The flu is a disease of the body’s breathing system, including the nose, throat and lungs. Flu is short for “influenza.” The flu is caused by a virus. In the South, the yearly flu season usually begins in the winter and lasts through March. Flu that occurs every winter season is called “seasonal flu.”
September 27, 2017
Pneumococcal disease is an illness caused by bacteria (germs) that can infect the lungs (pneumonia), the blood (bacteremia), and the membrane that covers the brain (meningitis).
September 27, 2017
The flu, also known as influenza, is more dangerous than the common cold for children and poses a serious threat to the health and well-being of children and their families each year.
September 27, 2017
About 14 million people, including teens, become infected with Human Papillomavirus (HPV) each year. HPV is a group of more than 150 related viruses that cause nearly all cervical cancers and many cancers of the vagina, vulva, penis, anus, rectum, and oropharynx.
September 11, 2017
One of the major goals of the Office of Public Health (OPH) is to promote health through the prevention of illness and death. Immunization has proven to be a safe and effective way of preventing the morbidity and mortality of many infectious diseases.
March 11, 2017
This is a message from the Louisiana Department of Health Emergency Operations Center (LDH EOC). Please share and distribute with relevant stakeholders and partners through your own distribution channels.
November 22, 2016
Current Recommended Immunization Schedule of Infants and Children
May 19, 2016
For more information or to report a disease, call 504-219-4563 or 1-800-256-2748 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week)
February 29, 2016
This form may be used to report pregnant women who are HBsAg (Hepatitis Surface Antigen) positive to the Perinatal Hepatitis B Program. Print, fill out, and fax.