Louisiana Department of Health issues new guidance on Omicron

The Louisiana Department of Health is issuing updated guidance for the holidays, as the Omicron variant spreads and COVID-19 trends worsen.

“CDC estimates that Omicron is now the dominant COVID-19 variant in the United States and in Louisiana’s region,” said State Epidemiologist Theresa Sokol. “It is startling how quickly this happened, but it is not surprising.”

To protect yourself, get vaccinated and, if eligible, get boosted.
To reduce transmission, regardless of vaccination status, mask indoors when not with your everyday household.
Regardless of vaccination status, get tested multiple times.

READ MORE: https://ldh.la.gov/news/omicron-holiday-guidance