Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Louisiana’s school facilities first closed in March 2020 through the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year to curb the spread of COVID-19. Explore this page to find resources for families, as well as up-to-date information and guidance for schools and centers.

The Department is focused on helping school systems address unfinished learning from the 2019-2020 school year, set the foundation for continuous learning in 2020-2021 and prepare for potential modified operations in the future. Visit the Strong Start 2020 page to learn more.


Find a School Meal Site

Home Learning Toolkit

Find Your Child Care Provider

P-EBT Information & Application

Public Health Reopening Guidance

Early Childhood Guidance


Webinars and Recordings


K-12 Guidance

Schools and Centers

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COVID-19 Library

Strong Start 2020 Library

Additional Information

For additional information about COVID-19, visit the Louisiana Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention websites. You can also contact the Louisiana 211 Network by dialing 211, or text the keyword LACOVID to 898-211.

For additional education-specific information, visit the COVID-19 library and the Newsroom. You can also email

LDH Information and Resources

CDC Information and Resources