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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) – A national organization that conducts critical science and provides health information that protects our nation against expensive and dangerous health threats. CDC fights disease and supports communities and citizens to do the same. Their website provides up-to-the minute information on Covid-19 and more.

Louisiana Department of Health – Dedicated to fulfilling its mission through direct provision of quality services, the development and stimulation of services of others, and the utilization of available resources in the most effective manner. Their website has up to date information about health concerns and resources in Louisiana.

Luke’s House Recursos – Recursos de educación sobre la salud.

MedlinePlus – Produced by the National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library, this site offers free reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, in easy to understand language.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) – NAMI provides advocacy, education, support, and public awareness so that all individuals and families affected by mental illness can build better lives.

National Domestic Violence Hotline – Highly-trained advocates are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to speak confidentially with anyone experiencing domestic violence, seeking resources or information, or questioning unhealthy aspects of their relationship. Call 1.800.799.7233.

National Institute of Health – NIH’s mission is to research and apply knowledge about living systems to enhance health, lengthen life, and reduce illness and disability. Their website collects useful resources for a variety of health concerns and conditions.

National Library of Medicine – The world’s largest biomedical library, NLM maintains and makes available a vast print collection and produces electronic information resources on a wide range of health topics.

National Suicide Prevention Hotline – This national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If you or someone you know is considering suicide, call 1.800.273.8255 or 911.

Navigators for a Healthy Louisiana A free federally funded program supported by a grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services under the Affordable Care Act to provide free one-on-one assistance to Louisiana residents with applying for Medicaid or a Marketplace Health Insurance Plan, checking eligibility, and updating existing Medicaid or Marketplace plans. Navigators work in every parish of the state to provide appointment opportunities at convenient locations close to your home (local library, public health unit, community center, etc.) and at flexible times convenient for community members. For more information or assistance, go to, email, or call 1-800-435-2432.

New Orleans Community Resource Guide for Resistance & Renewal – Comprehensive listing of free & low cost services in health, social services, legal aid, and more in the New Orleans area. Compiled by staff and volunteers for the REACH NOLA/Common Ground Health Clinic. Last updated May 2023.

New Orleans Family Justice Center (NOFJC) – Services are available to anyone who has experienced or been impacted by domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, child abuse, or human trafficking. These services are free and offered in English and Spanish. On-site childcare is available. Call to schedule an intake at 504.592.4005. –’s mission is to make personal health information accessible to everyone and empowering all of us to take control of our own health. By providing in-depth guides and comprehensive resources, they hope to help individuals and families make well-informed health decisions.

VIA LINK Resource Directory – This database is comprised of over 4,500 organizations providing health and social services in Greater New Orleans and Southeast Louisiana. All information provided through VIA LINK is also available by calling 211.

Need Help With Medicaid Or Health Insurance?

Navigators for a Healthy Louisiana can help you check your Medicaid eligibility and update your account information. They also provide information about changes currently affecting all Medicaid members and the affordable health insurance options available for those no longer eligible for Medicaid. Click the blue button to contact the Navigators today.

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