Olivia C. Landry

Olivia C. Landry

Residents split on abortion, death penalty in Louisiana, survey finds

By: - April 28, 2022

Abortion in Louisiana is legal up to 20 weeks of pregnancy, although the Supreme Court is expected in June to rule on a case challenging the Roe v. Wade decision. (Jane Norman/States Newsroom)

HIV test at Crescent Care in New Orleans

COVID pandemic creates setbacks for HIV care in Louisiana

By: - April 19, 2022

When COVID hit, it forced immunocompromised people like HIV sufferers to isolate themselves. Many of the more than 22,000 Louisiana residents with HIV or AIDS lost in-person access to health providers, and newly diagnosed patients did not get the treatments that can keep them from transmitting the virus.