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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

New Orleans Health Department

The Health Department protects, promotes and ensures the health of all in New Orleans. 


Protect, promote and improve the health of all where we live, learn, work and play.


To serve New Orleanians as a 21st century health department and a model for the nation, capable of improving population health through data-driven decision making and policy development.

Ebola Preparedness In New Orleans

The New Orleans Health Department has been working in conjunction with the Department of Health and Hospitals to make sure that all healthcare providers have the most up to date guidance on detection, treatment and prevention of Ebola. There are currently no cases of Ebola in Louisiana. There are travelers who are being monitored for a fever, but currently do not pose a threat to other citizens.

If you believe that you have been exposed or to report a suspected case of Ebola please contact the Department of Health and Hospitals Office of Public Health at 504-568-8313 or after hours at 800-256-2748 immediately. 

Need more information?

Click here for more information on the Ebola virus.


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Last updated: 11/23/2014 1:14:05 PM

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