Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome announced Thursday, Jan. 14 East Baton Rouge Parish will stay in its current modified version of Phase 2 of reopening the economy, for now, unless the parish’s COVID-19 situation does not improve.
If you’re one of the hundreds of thousands of people in that first priority group to get a COVID-19 vaccine, there are now 210 locations across all 64 parishes in our state, where you could potentially get one.
While college students will spend this weekend preparing for the start of the spring semester, local universities are putting in extra measures to remind students to not only protect themselves and their classmates but also their community.
Gov. Edwards is expected to address the state’s continued spike in COVID-19 cases, the alarming increase in hospitalizations, and the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine for Louisiana residents 70 and older.
All eligible individuals who are currently receiving unemployment benefits for weeks ending January 2, 2021, through March 13, 2021, are also eligible to receive the additional Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC).
The New Orleans Saints have placed running back Alvin Kamara on the Reserve/COVID-19 list, the team confirmed Friday, Jan. 1. He will miss Sunday’s game against the Panthers and the first playoff game is in question.
After five weeks in the ICU at Baton Rouge General literally fighting for his life, and another four weeks in rehab trying to regain his strength, Valenti finally got his first chance to see his children.