The CDC, as well as the Office of Public Health, have been proactively preparing for the introduction of this virus since it was first identified in China earlier this year.
If you have questions about coronavirus, please contact the Louisiana 211 Network by dialing dial 211. Or, you can text the keyword LACOVID to 898-211 for the most current information about the outbreak as it becomes available.
Click here to go to Louisiana Department of Health: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Latest Statistics
School of Public Health faculty working with LDH on COVID-19 in Infectious Disease Modeling are Dr.William Robinson, Behavioral & Community Health and Dr. Susanne Straif-Bourgeois, Epidemiology.
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