Post COVID-19 Clinic at Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport
A clinic that specializes in evaluating patients that have had COVID-19 with a multi-disciplinary approach to treatment. If you would like to schedule an appointment or need more information, you can call 318-626-0050.
CDC Rescinds Order Requiring Negative Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Prior to Flight to the US (June, 2022)
Air passengers will not need to get tested and show the COVID-19 test result or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 prior to boarding a flight to the United States.
Updates from Local, State & National Government Agencies
- City of Shreveport - COVID-19 information
- City of Bossier - COVID-19 information
- Baton Rouge - COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) Information
- Louisiana Department of Health / LDH coronavirus hotline: 1-855-523-2652 (8:00 AM to 4:30 PM Monday through Friday)
- Department of State - Travel Advisories
- Sleeves Up - Bring Back Louisiana Toolkit (Jan. 13, 2022)
Those who are unable to leave home for any reason and are interested in getting a vaccination just need to call 1-855-453-0774 or visit www.ldh.la.gov/inhomeshots to be added to the vaccination registry. LEARN MORE
- I lost my COVID-19 vaccine card or never received one. Who do I need to contact in order to get a new one sent to me or get proof of vaccination?
- What are coronaviruses?
- What is the best protection against COVID-19?
- Are the current COVID-19 vaccines effective against the Omicron variant?
- Is there a difference between vaccine-induced immunity vs. the natural immunity gained after a COVID-19 infection?
- What does “virus transmissibility” mean?
- Can someone who has had COVID-19 in the past be infected again?
- Why is testing important?
- Was the emergence of a new variant of the virus expected?
- Who is eligible for and should get a COVID-19 vaccine booster?
- What is the difference between an additional dose and a booster shot?
- How long after getting my initial two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine can I get an additional dose?
- I took a COVID-19 Test with LSU Health Shreveport and I didn't receive my results. Who do I contact?
- How will I be contacted about the results of my COVID-19 test?
- Why is a booster dose of the vaccine needed? Does this mean that the original doses of the vaccine are not effective?
- Can I get a COVID-19 vaccine and a flu vaccine at the same time?
- Do we get a choice of which vaccine we receive?
- What is Genome Sequencing?
- Where can I find the parental consent form for COVID-19 testing?
- If I contract COVID-19 between vaccine doses, do I have to wait 90 days to get the 2nd dose?
- What are the risks of vaccinating individuals with an additional dose?
- How do I get it my vaccination status to show in my LA Wallet App?
- There have been reports of people experiencing heart issues (myocarditis and pericarditis) following mRNA COVID-19 vaccination. What is this? Should I still get vaccinated?
- Are the current COVID-19 vaccines safe for pregnant women or women looking to become pregnant in the future?
- I am fully vaccinated but my COVID-19 vaccination record has not shown up on my LA Wallet app. How do I get that taken care of?
Above - Dr. Mark Cogburn, Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine at LSU Health Shreveport, shares important information for parents and caregivers about talking to children about the Coronavirus.
Dr. Yetman says, “We’re very lucky here in Shreveport – we don’t have the population density that other cities have… you can still get out, you can still walk. Exercise both for children and adults is very important for maintaining your physical health as well as your mental health.”