There’s no love, quite like the unconditional love that comes from a mother. Nurses like Tammy Benson with Baton Rouge General say the best part of her job, is helping moms learn to care for their babies.
The application period remains open and now allows for renters to submit requests for assistance in paying past-due utilities and home energy costs, which includes electricity, gas, water and sewer, trash removal and fuel oil.
The multiagency effort will create thousands of jobs and strengthen the economy, the report says, while also tackling climate change and environmental justice, including expanded access by disadvantaged communities to the outdoors.
Interior Secretary Deb Haaland said revoking the regulatory changes finalized during Trump’s last days in office represented part of the Biden administration’s efforts to ensure that agency decisions are guided by science.
Across the nation, nearly 800,000 people suffer strokes each year. When someone has a stroke, minutes matter, but hospital closures and other access issues mean millions of people find it difficult to get specialty stroke care quickly.
Governor John Bel Edwards is encouraging restaurants, bars, catering companies, and other food-related businesses in the state to register for the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) new Restaurant Revitalization Fund, which allows businesses to offset losses incurred during the pandemic.
The governor’s address will be streaming live in this story and on the digital platforms of WAFB-TV in Baton Rouge, WVUE-TV in New Orleans, KALB-TV in Alexandria, KNOE-TV in Monroe, KPLC-TV in Lake Charles, KSLA-TV in Shreveport.
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards announced on Tuesday, April 27, the statewide mask mandate will be eased to allow local governments and businesses to set their own mandates. However, masks are still required in certain places statewide.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released the updated guidance Tuesday in yet another carefully calibrated step on the road back to normal from the coronavirus outbreak that has killed over 570,000 people in U.S.
Drop off locations such as BRPD headquarters on Airline Highway were open to drop off any unwanted narcotics. The narcotics were then loaded into boxes and shipped off out of state to be properly disposed
Louisiana Department of Health will resume use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, following a decision late Friday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The presidents of LSU and the University of Louisiana System said Wednesday that they are reviewing how to accommodate faculty members who feel they might be at risk in returning to in-person classes this fall.
The legislation led by Sen. Alex Padilla, D-Calif., seeks to build on the administration’s effort this week to promote the electrification of school buses, which Biden sees as an important step in addressing climate change and economic inequities.
Worldwide energy-related carbon dioxide emissions could surge by 1.5 billion metric tons this year, following last year’s decline due to the pandemic, according to a Tuesday report from the International Energy Agency, an intergovernmental group based in Paris.
The climate crisis poses a complex political challenge for Biden, since the problem is harder to see and far more difficult to produce measurable results on than either the coronavirus pandemic relief package or the infrastructure bill.
The biggest concern from Louisiana Department of Health is the second variant, also known as the UK variant, that is already impacting other states. The past couple of weeks Louisiana and other southern states are starting to see cases climb which could be a problem in the future.
The Louisiana Public Health Institute (LPHI) and Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) are hosting a series of virtual community conversations called “All Things Covid-19 Vaccines – A Tele-Townhall for Sharing Information and Answers.”
East Baton Rouge Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome announced her office is launching the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) to help provide financial relief to landlords and renters who have been impacted during the pandemic.
While students in East Baton Rouge Parish are having to adjust constantly to keep everyone safe, the superintendent said he wants everyone to know they’re working on a plan moving forward in case schools are faced with another outbreak.
An ambitious 2030 target would guide the federal government’s approach to sustainable and resilient infrastructure, as well as zero-emissions vehicles and buildings, and “would inspire other industrialized nations to set bold targets of their own,’' the group wrote.
A telephone hotline is now available to Louisiana residents in which they can call to schedule vaccine appointments, find vaccine providers in their area, and connect people with medical professionals about vaccine-related questions