The Louisiana Office of Public Health Laboratory consists of a central laboratory in New Orleans and regional laboratories in Amite, Lake Charles, and Shreveport.
The Public Health Laboratory is a key party in the Office of Public Health's success in ensuring the health of the people of Louisiana.
To provide quality clinical and environmental laboratory services throughout Louisiana
Our goal is to provide laboratory services needed for creating and sustaining a healthy and prosperous Louisiana, where citizens are born healthy and can live and grow in an environment that promotes their continued health.
Stephen Martin, Ph.D.
3101 W. Napoleon Ave.
Metairie, LA 70001
The laboratory is open from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. weekdays.
24-Hour EMERGENCY Number: (504) 458-9537