Louisiana health secretary joins counterparts in asking Congress for more vaccines, more money, more communication

Courtney Phillips says state has been able to keep declined shots from going to waste

By: - February 2, 2021 5:21 pm

Courtney Phillips, secretary of the Louisiana Department of Health spoke to a U.S. House Energy and Commerce subcommittee Feb. 2 about vaccine distribution (Screenshot of testimony)

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Laura Olson
Laura Olson

Laura covers the nation's capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom, a network of nonprofit outlets that includes Louisiana Illuminator. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections, and campaign finance.