Office of Public Health

(225) 342-2540

The DHH Office of Public Health is comprised of 1,300 professionals across Louisiana who are charged with protecting and promoting the health of the communities of our state. Engineers, doctors, chemists, biologists, nurses, sanitarians, clinicians, emergency preparedness experts and a host of other professionals work constantly to:

  • monitor the food Louisiana’s residents and visitors eat,
  • keep our water safe to drink,
  • fight chronic and communicable disease,
  • ensure we are ready for hurricanes, disasters and other threats,
  • ensure access to vital records like birth certificates, and
  • offer preventive health services.

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