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Welcome to Louisiana Volunteers in Action Emergency Volunteer Registry

LAVA is administered by the Louisiana Department of Health, Office of Public Health. LAVA works to recruit, credential, train, manage and deploy volunteers (medical and non-medical) to assist during emergencies and day to day activities by providing additional staff to meet health/medical surge needs.


Volunteer Registration in the Louisiana Volunteers in Action (LAVA) System
This course provides steps to registering in the LAVA System to assist during emergencies and daily activities in improving public health.




LAVA safeguards all personal information. We use continuous monitoring and encryption standards to protect all confidential and sensitive volunteer data.