Diversity & Inclusion Statement
The Louisiana Department of Health values diversity in our workforce, vendor network, customers, and communities. As a state agency, we believe that diversity contributes to the success of Louisiana and society. We value the unique contributions of individuals with wide-ranging backgrounds and experiences. We believe an inclusive culture allows our employees to contribute their best. LDH is committed to equal opportunity and fair treatment for all. The agency prohibits discrimination on the basis of age, race, gender, religion, ethnicity, disability, marital or family status, national origin, orientation, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, medical condition or any other characteristics. This principle extends to all decisions relating to recruitment, hiring, training, placement, advancement, compensation, benefits, and termination. All contractors and/or vendors are subject to this policy in concerning any actions related to the execution and/or fulfillment of contracts with the Louisiana Department of Health and/or any of the auxiliaries, offices, and entities under its auspices.