Health

Dust to Invade Acadiana Tomorrow, Cause Breathing Issues for Some This Week

Do you have allergies? Are you in a sensitive group when it comes to respiratory issues? Heads-up! A layer of…

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Blue Cross Pharmacist Shares Medication Safety Tips in Facebook Live May 1

BATON ROUGE – It’s important to keep up routine care, including taking your regular medicines, even when you feel well. …

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Helpline Available to Answer Coronavirus Questions in Over 90 Languages for Families Affected by Alzheimer’s

NEW YORK — With the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continuing to dramatically change and disrupt life for families living with…

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Health Advocates and Leaders Address Disparities for Louisiana Women Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

BATON ROUGE, LA – – April is National Minority Health Month (NMHM), an initiative intended to advance health equity across…

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Iberia Medical Center Offers Public Screening

Iberia Medical Center will offer its third COVID-19 public screening scheduled on Tuesday April 14, 2020 from 9am-11am . The…

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Sen. Kennedy Announces $8.3 Million in Funding for Medical Projects

MADISONVILLE, La. – Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $8.3 million in grant funding…

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Timeline for Requesting an Appeal on Medicaid Decisions Extended

Due to the COVID-19 public health emergency, the timeline for appealing Medicaid decisions has been extended. You may ask for…

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New Louisiana Medicaid Director Begins Job in Virus Outbreak

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana has a new state Medicaid director. Ruth Johnson started the job Monday in the…

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Power Punching Past Unemployment During COVID-19

Lafayette, LA (KADN) — Cordelia Isaac took a direct punch from COVID-19 but she’s fighting back. She’s a massage therapist.…

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Iberia Medical Center to Offer Second Public Screening

Iberia Medical Center will host a second Coronavirus public screening.  The screening will take place Wednesday, April 1, 2020  9am-noon…

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