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Join the ASPPH This Is Public Health Virtual Fair November 17th

Louisiana State University’s School Public Health in New Orleans is participating in Association of Schools & Programs of Public Health (ASSPH) Virtual Fair. This FREE event takes place Wednesday, November 17, 2021, between 9 am/CT– 4pm/CT. Click here to view our schedule for this fair. This ASSPH Virtual Fair allows you to connect in real-time […]

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Health Status in Fence-Line Communities: The Impact of Air Pollution

Published: International Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care;  2021, Volume 2, Issue 3, Article 1040; 09 Sep 2021 This research focused on the health status of fence-line communities defined as those adjacent to industrial facilities. Previous research has shown that the longer a population is exposed to high levels of pollution, the more deleterious […]

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A Community Health Worker Approach for Ending the HIV Epidemic

Abstract: In the second half of 2019, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana was selected as 1 of the 3 jump-start pilot jurisdictions for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention–funded Ending the HIV Epidemic in the U.S. Initiative. An innovative community health worker program was among the strategies developed to reduce the number of new […]

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Louisiana Medicaid access for treatment and care for hepatitis C virus (LA-MATCH) project: A cross-sectional study protocol

Abstract: This article presents the Louisiana Hepatitis C Elimination Program’s evaluation protocol underway at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center–New Orleans. With the availability of direct-acting antiviral (DAA) agents, the elimination of Hepatitis C (HCV) has become a possibility. The HCV Elimination Program was initiated by the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) Office of […]

CDC MMW Report: COVID-19 Outbreaks at Youth Summer Camps,Louisiana by J.Tonzel

Published by Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), Early Release / Vol. 70; October 1, 2021 According to sequencing data reported by CDC, the highly transmissible B.1.617.2 (Delta) variant of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, has been the predominant lin- eage circulating in Louisiana since the week of […]

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Multicomponent Strategies to Prevent SARS-CoV-2 Transmission — Nine Overnight Youth Summer Camps, United States, June–August 2021

Previous studies have demonstrated the importance of prevention strategies to reduce SARS-CoV-2 transmission in overnight camps. During June–August 2021, a total of 7,173 campers and staff members attended nine U.S. overnight camps that implemented multiple prevention strategies including high vaccination coverage (>93% among eligible persons aged ≥12 years); prearrival and frequent screening testing (38,059 tests); […]

Join the ASPPH This Is Public Health Virtual Fair September 8th

Louisiana State University’s School Public Health in New Orleans is participating in Association of Schools & Programs of Public Health (ASSPH) Virtual Fair. This FREE event takes place Wednesday, September 8, 2021, between 9 am/CT– 5pm/CT. Click here to view our schedule for this fair. This ASSPH Virtual Fair allows you to connect in real-time […]

Life is Better with Clean Hands

CDC has launched Life is Better with Clean Hands, a national campaign encouraging parents to make clean hands a healthy habit for the whole family. Handwashing is an easy, inexpensive, and effective way to help your family stay healthy. Studies have shown that handwashing can prevent 1 in 3 diarrhea-related sicknesses and 1 in 5 […]

School of Public Health New Student Orientation Fall 2021

Welcome to the LSU Health Sciences Center School of Public Health! We are excited that you have chosen LSUHSC School of Public Health to further your education in public health. The faculty, staff, and students of the School of Public Health are eager to welcome you. Orientation is designed to introduce new students to our […]

Join the ASPPH This Is Public Health Virtual Fair July 14th

Louisiana State University’s School Public Health in New Orleans is participating in Association of Schools & Programs of Public Health (ASSPH) Virtual Fair. This FREE event takes place Wednesday, July 14, 2021, between 9 am/CT– 5pm/CT. Click here to view our schedule for this fair. This ASSPH Virtual Fair allows you to connect in real-time […]