There’s a chance you will get a call from one of those contact tracers the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) hired to help track the spread of COVID-19. This unfamiliar number, 877-766-2130, might pop up on your caller ID.
A fundraising initiative that started back in 2016 was revived Tuesday, May 19 and given a new name to support front-line workers. It’s called Viral Positivity and the non-profit has already raised over $23,000.
Lance LeBlanc, owner of La Divina Italian Café on Perkins Rowe in Baton Rouge offered free 3 oz cup of gelato to all moms on Mother's Day. LeBlanc says moms and their children often visit the café. He says he wanted to honor them on Mother's Day by offering the free treat.