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
“So by this time next year, I’m hoping absolutely we'll be able to celebrate and host events in this city like no one can do, so it’s an exciting time and how far we’ve come, but let me tell you the light's clearly at the end of the tunnel,” said Mayor Latoya Cantrell.
As we start to make progress and put the pandemic behind us, a problem that may have been slightly overlooked is the impact that it’s had on our mental health, especially within our Hispanic communities.
Andrew Bamber’s first birthday on Easter Sunday was special for his dad, James Bamber. The ICU nurse at Ochsner Hospital missed his son’s birth because he was busy caring for some of the city’s sickest patients.
In an effort to get as many teens and young kids vaccinated before school starts next fall, Pfizer announced on Wednesday, March 31, that its vaccine is now safe and effective for kids as young as 12 years old.
She works with people all over the country. Through the use of social media, she’s helping people find their breath. Guinta serves those with PTSD, spinal injuries, chronic pain, anxiety, depression and more.
Airports around the country lost flights as the pandemic forced airlines to reduce service. As the vaccine rolls out, airline experts expect a return to service beginning with an increase in leisure travelers.
On Saturday, March 27 people from all over the capitol region will line their cars around Southern University’s campus to get their first shot of Moderna. It’s a part of Southern’s campaign “Don’t Wait, Vaccinate!” It’s a message they are hoping will spread beyond the North Baton Rouge community.
The Louisiana Housing Corporation and Louisiana’s Office of Community Development will co-host a series of virtual information sessions to provide landlords and renters with information about the State of Louisiana’s U.S. Treasury Emergency Rental Assistance Program.
For the first time since the earliest part of the pandemic, Baton Rouge General, Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center, and Ochsner Medical Center had days where they had no new COVID-19 admissions.
In an effort to help get more people vaccinated in communities across the state Governor John Bel Edwards has asked Louisianans to go sleeves up against COVID and launched a grassroots effort called Bring Back Louisiana.
An Arizona man has been arrested after he cut off and held at gunpoint a caravan of National Guardsmen transporting COVID-19 vaccines to Matador, Texas around 7 a.m. this morning, according to Idalou Police.
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.