Louisiana Physical Therapy Board

COVID-19 Updates


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LDH & Governor Notices 


Guidelines for Infection Control


Telehealth Resources




Course Sponors 


Board Office Updates




Louisana Department of Health & Governor's Notices


  • 05/15/2020 LDH Notice: Continuation of LDH Notices and Orders Due to COVID-19 Outbreak
  • 05/01/2020 Governor's Proclamation 52 JBE 2020: Renewal of State of Emergency for COVID-19
  • 04/24/2020  LDH Notice: Clarification of Notice Issued 04/20/2020 for Allowable Medical, Surgical and Dental Procedures.
  • 04/20/2020  LDH Notice: Amended & Updated Guidance for Medical & Surgical Procedures, Dental Visits, & Other Healthcare Services.
  • 04/16/2020  LDH Notice: Guidance of the provision of Health Care Services in a Non-Discriminatory Manner During the COVID-19 Event 
  • 03/21/2020  LDH Notice: Guidance to healthcare providers to transition to telehealth or postpone services that can safely be postponed.

Guidelines for Infection Control


 Telehealth Resources


Renewal Information – 2020 Renewals ONLY


  • License Expiration is extended to 05/30/2020
  • Live courses may be substituted with online courses for 2020 renewals.
  • Late fees for renewing are waived in 2020
  • IMPORTANT: See 2020 Renewal page for online renewal instructions and answers to commonly asked questions.

 Course Sponsors: April 30th Deadline is Approaching


Do you have a previously approved live course now being offered as a distance learning course?

  • The distance learning version of the course needs to be submitted for board approval.
  • Deadline for submitting the application for course approval is April 30, 2020.
  • Course application fee is waived for the distance learning version of the previously approved live course.
  • All approved courses appear in the course list on the license renewal form once approved.

 Board Office Updates


  • The LPTB Office is closed to visitors at this time. Employees will remain working, contact us remotely.
  • Mailing Guidance: Do NOT require a signature on mail sent to the board office during this time. We recommend that you use other tracking options for mailed documents during this time.