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There is a lot of information out there about COVID-19 and it can be overwhelming trying to figure out where to go to get the most accurate data and advice. But don’t worry, Louisiana. We’ve got you.
Check out our list of resources, compiled just for you.
COVID-19 General Information
Looking for basic info about COVID-19 in Louisiana? Click here for the Louisiana Department of Health’s website dedicated to the virus.
Looking for even more information about the disease? The Centers for Disease Control is a one-stop-shop for any general questions you might have about COVID-19.
The Louisiana Department of Health made a list of the most frequently asked questions about COVID-19 — with answers, too. Click here to check it out.
The Louisiana Office of the Governor provides residents with news about COVID-19 at this link.
Two times a day, the Louisiana Department of Health updates COVID-19 case numbers at this link.
COVID-19 Text Alerts
Get up-to-date alerts from the Louisiana Department of Health to your cell phone by signing up for free text alerts. To sign up, text LACOVID to 67283.
The Louisiana Department of Health has established a call-in hotline for anyone who just needs to talk. The Keeping Calm through COVID Hotline has trained counselors available 24/7 and all calls are kept confidential. Call 866-310-7977 to get hooked up.
COVID-19 Testing Centers
The State of Louisiana’s database of testing centers can tell you where your closest testing site is, how much it costs to get tested and what requirements there are to get tested. Some sites are free and some sites take insurance. Some sites require you to have symptoms, such as a fever or cough, but others are testing anyone.
Click here to visit the Louisiana Department of Health’s database to locate testing sites in your parish.
The Louisiana Department of Health has resources for anyone looking for help with unemployment, medicaid, business, food assistance and lots more. Click here for more info.