COVID-19 has disrupted the lives of families in Louisiana and around the world. You can protect your family by following the latest information related to the Coronavirus pandemic.
The links below can help you understand how to avoid getting or spreading the virus; what to do if you or a loved one gets sick; how to continue accessing important family services (like WIC benefits); and how to manage stress during this time:
Getting Vaccinated Against COVID-19 in Louisiana
COVID-19 Guidance from the Louisiana Department of Health
Updates from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)
Info for People who are Pregnant, Breastfeeding, or Caring for Newborns
Changes to Bureau of Family Health Services
What WIC Participants Need to Know
Mental Health Resources for Families & Pregnant Women
Should you get the Coronavirus vaccine?
The coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine is key to ending the COVID-19 pandemic. There are many benefits of getting the vaccine. Most importantly, vaccines help you protect yourself, your loved ones, and your community.
In addition to getting vaccinated, you can keep your community safe by practicing healthy behaviors. These include wearing a mask in indoor public spaces, staying 6 feet apart from others, and washing your hands regularly.
Find out which members of your family are eligible to get the vaccine in Louisiana, where to get the shot, and how the vaccine protects you from COVID-19 on this webpage from the Louisiana Department of Health.