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Imposter Alert
posted on April 01, 2015

Please note that an individual giving the name of Fertina Marie Gasaway, aka Fertina Marie Gasaway, aka Firtinia Marie Gasaway, aka Fertinia Marie Gasaway, aka Tina Marie Gasaway, aka Lita Tiana Gasaway-Roberts has been convicted of two counts of Medicaid fraud in violation of La. R.S. 14:70.1 (1), (2) and/or (3) and Identity theft in violation of La. R.S. 14.67.16(B), (C)(1)(a) and (E) arising out of working as a Registered Nurse by presenting a Registered Nurse license belonging to a family member.

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Ebola Update
posted on October 06, 2014

This is a message from the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals Emergency Operations Center (DHH EOC).

Please see the CDC webpage at http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/index.html for more information or contact Dr. Frank Welch at frank.welch@la.govmailto:frank.welch@la.gov.

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Attention Carisoprodol and Tramadol Prescribers
posted on July 17, 2014

The 2014 Louisiana Legislature adopted several laws relative to the scheduling and use of certain controlled substances (Carisoprodol). In addition, the federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has announced the scheduling of a drug currently listed as a prescription drug (Tramadol). For details of these new requirements please follow this link:

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Message from Louisiana State Health Officer
posted on October 24, 2013

Louisiana's State Health Officer has issued an advisory to healthcare workers and OB/GYN providers relative to protecting themselves from Influenza by getting this year's seasonal flu vaccination.

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Tropical Storm Karen Information
posted on October 04, 2013

The Governor of the State of Louisiana has issued Executive Proclamation No. 146 BJ 2013 State of Emergency - Tropical Storm Karen.

For information on obtaining a Disaster Permit click here.

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Imposter Alert
posted on March 21, 2013

Please note that an individual giving the name of Susan Elaine Boyce, aka Suzanne Pitts, aka Suzanne Johnson has been indicted by a Federal Grand Jury in Little Rock, Arkansas on charges arising out of an alleged scheme to pose as a Registered Nurse.

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Office Closure for Building Maintenance
posted on January 22, 2013

The Board office is closing the building today January 22, 2013 for Building Maintenance. 

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Hurricane Isaac Emergency Preparedness Information
posted on August 27, 2012

The National Weather Service forecasts Tropical Storm Issac will intensify to hurricane-force strength prior to making landfall, creating emergency conditions for the State of Louisiana.

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Phone Lines
posted on April 20, 2012

The Louisiana State Board of Nursing phone lines are currently down. If you have any questions or need to contact the board you can do so by sending an email to one of the addresses on our contacts page. We expect the phone lines to be restored by no later than Monday, April 23, 2012.

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Imposter Alert
posted on January 04, 2012

Please note that an individual giving the name of Tara Lynn Nash has presented herself for employment at A Woman’s Place in New Orleans, Louisiana, as a Registered Nurse in 2011.

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