Reports: Public Health

July 25, 2009
July 17, 2009
This report highlights the accomplishments of the Drinking Water Revolving Loan Fund during SFY2008.
July 17, 2009
An Annual report submitted to EPA for the State Fiscal Year 2010, included in the application for the Federal Capitalization Grant Allotment depicting the intended uses of the funds.
June 29, 2009
SR 147 of the 2008 Regular Session requested that the DHH-OPH immunization program work with health care centers in Baton Rouge to conduct a demonstration program in fall 2008 to immunize children against influenza and report its findings to the Senate committee on health and welfare.
June 17, 2009
The report submitted to EPA for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) 2009, included in the application for the Federal Capitalization Grant Allotment depicting the intended uses of the funds.
May 29, 2009
The 2001-2005 MCH data book is a compilation of what are believed to be the most important and useful indicators related to the health status of Louisiana's mothers and children.
April 15, 2009
Tuberculosis is transmitted through the air by individuals with contagious TB who are in close contact with others. In 2008, Louisiana was ranked 7th in the nation for case rates (new cases per 100,000 population). Tuberculosis is curable and preventable. The recognized method for controlling the spread of tuberculosis is directly observed therapy (DOT) where a health care provider observes the patient take every dose of medications. DOT is the standard of care for TB cases in Louisiana.
August 28, 2008
Hurricane Katrina struck the US Gulf Coast on August 29, 2005, causing unprecedented damage to numerous communities in Louisiana and Mississippi. Our objectives were to verify, document, and characterize Katrina-related mortality in Louisiana and help identify strategies to reduce mortality in future disasters.
June 11, 2008
An Annual report submitted to EPA for the State Fiscal Year 2009, included in the application for the Federal Capitalization Grant Allotment depicting the intended uses of the funds.