Environmental Epidemiology & Toxicology

February 07, 2014
The Department of Health and Hospitals' Office of Public Health, Section of Environmental Epidemiology and Toxicology has been participating in meetings with Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) along with other State and local responding agencies to address the Bayou Corne incident.
February 07, 2014
The Department of Health and Hospitals' Office of Public Health, Section of Environmental Epidemiology and Toxicology has been participating in meetings with Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) along with other State and local responding agencies to address the Bayou Corne incident.
November 07, 2013
The Department of Health and Hospitals on Wednesday issued an emergency rule requiring that water systems in the state maintain a higher residual disinfectant level and increase their number of sampling sites by 25 percent. Most drinking water systems in Louisiana will be required to meet this new higher standard by February 1, 2014.
December 31, 2012
The Department of Health and Hospitals' Office of Public Health, Section of Environmental Epidemiology and Toxicology has been participating in meetings with Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) along with other State and local responding agencies to address the Bayou Corne incident.
August 30, 2011
Marsh fires generate smoke that can travel great distances from the location of the fire. Atmospheric conditions influence where the smoke goes and how long it takes to dissipate. People with respiratory diseases such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma and other breathing problems should avoid the smoke by staying indoors.
November 03, 2010
April 30, 2010