LPHA will host its next webinar series on Friday, March 19th from 10:00 am to 12:10 pm with two one-hour presentations. The first speaker will be Dr. Joseph Kanter who is the State Health Officer and Medical Director for the LA Dept. of Health. Dr. Kanter will present "State of the State - COVID Response in LA". The second speaker will be Carolyn Picard Bombet, RS who is the Chief of Field Operations for the LA Dept. of Health - Sanitarian Services. Ms. Bombet will present "COVID-19 Role of Public Health Sanitarians in LA". To view the webinar flyer with more information (including continuing education details), click here. Register for the webinar by going to this link. LPHA greatly appreciates the support of AgriSafe Network, Humana, and Central LA AHEC in their sponsorship of this webinar series.
The La. Public Health Association will award one $1,000 scholarship in 2021. Applications will be accepting beginning January 1st and must be received at LPHA by April 15th. Applicants must be a current (2021) member of LPHA or an immediate family member of a current LPHA member. The application criteria and form can be found by clicking on the BENEFITS tab and then clicking on Scholarship.
The La. Public Health Association in partnership with the LSU School of Public Health is excited to announce the inaugural issue of the Journal of LPHA. Click here for Volume 1, published on November 30, 2020.
LPHA stands against Racism, Racial Discriminatory Policing, and Injustice.
The Louisiana Public Health Association (LPHA) strongly urges all Louisianans to follow all public health guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and the Louisiana Department of Health including frequent and thorough handwashing, social (physical) distancing, and staying at home except for essential tasks. Our success depends on our collective action. Together, we must protect ourselves, our families and our communities.
The La. Public Health Association is promoting the "All of Us Research Program". Please review the attached information flyer about the program, and the attached flyer on how to sign up as a participant. This is an opportunity to change the future of healthcare for our communities.
Due to COVID-19 restrictions the La. Public Health Association has cancelled its live annual conference which was scheduled for April 8-9, 2021. The Executive Board will be looking at options for a virtual or live conference later in 2021, a virtual business meeting, and more educational webinars. Please check the website regularly for updates.
The annual membership year begins on January 1st. You can apply or renew your membership by completing the form on-line, printing the forms and sending it in with your check or money order. More...
The second issue of the Journal of LPHA is planned for May 2021. Please see the attached information regarding submissions for the May issue.
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