Trichelle McDaniel came to Touro's Emergency Room on March 11th with flu-like symptoms. She was 35 weeks pregnant. It was soon discovered she was positive for Covid-19. She went into preterm labor and had to undergo an emergency C-section.
Gracie Melancon came into the world at Woman’s Hospital on April 2. Mother and daughter did great, so they were released and sent home that weekend but things changed drastically just a few days later.
Just two weeks ago, life changed for the pastor of Greater Live Oak Baptist Church and chaplain for the Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office, Rev. James S. Hardison, Sr., when he began experiencing coronavirus symptoms.