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What You Need to Know About COVID-19

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a disease that causes respiratory illness in people. It can spread from person to person. People of all ages can be infected. Older adults and people with pre-existing medical conditions like asthma, diabetes and heart disease may be more likely to become severely ill if infected. 


Louisiana Healthcare Connections Member Services

Member Services can help you with understanding your benefits, getting a prescription filled, finding a doctor and more. Call 1-866-595-8133 (TTY: 711), Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

To speak with a nurse, just call our 24/7 Nurse Advice Line at 1-866-595-8133 (TTY: 711).

Louisiana Department of Health (LDH)

For information about COVID-19 and the COVID-19 vaccine in Louisiana, visit the Louisiana Department of Health website, or follow them on Facebook and Twitter

Louisiana 211 Network

If you have questions about COVID-19, contact the Louisiana 211 Network:

You’ll find more information about COVID-19 symptoms and prevention plus advice on what to do if you feel sick. You can also get help applying for SNAP benefits or unemployment and finding community resources for basic needs.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

For more information, including travel advisories, please visit