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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.

Flu Season

Influenza (flu) is a virus that infects the nose, throat and lungs.  It can cause a fever, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, muscle or body aches, headaches and make you very tired.  Flu season is here and has impacted more people than usual. The New Orleans Health Department encourages all people to get a flu vaccine, wash hands regularly and stay at home when sick.  If you believe you have the flu please contact your health care provider.

Need more information?

Click here for more information on the Influenza virus.


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Last updated: 2/9/2015 3:05:05 PM

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