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.
A number of people who filed their taxes with an online preparation service initially found that their economic impact payment did not make it to them directly. The IRS and tax preparation service companies say they've been working diligently to resolve the issue.
Getting a COVID-19 vaccination is one of the best ways to protect yourself and others from the coronavirus, but for millions of Americans, a fear of needles may make the decision to get the vaccine even harder.
Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian said the experts will arrive in Wuhan on Thursday. Other details of their schedule haven’t been announced and the central government’s National Health Commission offered no further information.
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.
The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid fell slightly to 787,000, evidence of a job market stumbling in the face of the viral pandemic and the damage it has inflicted on the economy for nearly 10 months.
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.