State of Louisiana Hurricane Updates


To receive text notifications from the Governor’s Office pertaining to Hurricane Delta, text 'HURRICANEDELTA' to 67283. To receive text notifications pertaining to Hurricane Laura, text 'LAURA' to 67283. Or sign up for phone calls by going to Smart911. For shelter information, text 'LASHELTER' to 898211 or call 2-1-1.

Latest from the Louisiana Department of Health

October 14, 2020 @ 04:36 PM CDT

Southwestern Louisiana Office of Public Health resumes mobile COVID-19 testing to aid in Hurricane Delta recovery

Residents are encouraged to take care of their health during this time of recovery. COVID-19 continues to be active in Louisiana as flu season is beginning, and now is not the time to let down your guard.

October 11, 2020 @ 04:30 PM CDT

Louisiana Department of Health verifies two Hurricane Delta-related deaths

Louisiana Department of Health on Sunday verifies two deaths tied to Hurricane Delta.

October 09, 2020 @ 04:54 PM CDT

Louisiana Department of Health urges safe use of generators following Hurricane Delta

Using a generator safely is a matter of life and death following a storm that causes widespread power outages. In the first week after Hurricane Laura struck southwest Louisiana, almost half of the storm-related deaths (9 out of 20) were due to carbon monoxide poison produced by a gasoline-powered portable generator.

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