Take a look at the national map and you’ll see Louisiana is an island among a sea of states seeing COVID-19 spikes. Based on previous patterns, state health leaders say that’s not a good sign, and they hope it’s not a sign of what’s to come this winter.
Mayor LaToya Cantrell said New Orleans is closer to moving to Phase 3.3 of COVID-19 recovery, but citizens can expect stiff fines if they are caught in public without a mask or violating other restrictions.
The New Orleans Saints had a “productive” meeting with New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell, her administrations, and the president and CEO of Ochsner Health about a phased approach to safely returning fans to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome for Saints games during the remainder of the 2020 season.
The Smoothie King Center has become a site for early voting after a nation-wide push months ago from NBA players who urged cities across the country to turn their sports venues into polling places for the upcoming election.
Louisiana lawmakers have edged closer to inserting themselves into the decision-making of high school sports after parents criticized the state athletic association’s handling of the coronavirus outbreak.
The governor and top health officials with the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) say with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, it’s more important than ever to get your annual flu shot to stay healthy and avoid overwhelming the healthcare system.
The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) announced Monday, Oct. 12 that emergency food assistance for Hurricane Delta victims has been approved by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Gov. John Bel Edwards announced during a news conference Thursday, Oct. 8 he has signed an executive order that will keep Louisiana in Phase 3 of the White House’s guidelines for reopening the economy until Nov. 6.
Governor John Bel Edwards requested a pre-landfall Federal Declaration of Emergency in a letter to President Donald J. Trump Wednesday, Oct. 7 in anticipation of Hurricane Delta. The president approved the emergency declaration later in the night.