COVID-19

COVID-19 health equity task force sends recommendations to Gov. Edwards

After Gov. John Bel Edwards announced in April that 70 percent of Louisianians who had died of COVID-19 were Black, he established the Louisiana...

Judges forcing in-court appearances are violating the law, disability-rights activists say

Concerned about evictions that are already taking place and fearing an overwhelming wave of evictions on the horizon, a collection of civil rights attorneys,...

Don’t blame police protests for spiking COVID-19 cases

People in Minneapolis erupted in anger at the video of Officer Derek Chauvin kneeling on George Floyd’s neck for almost nine minutes, as they...

Louisiana’s largest healthcare provider scales back community COVID-19 testing

Ochsner Health, Louisiana’s largest healthcare provider, will put new limitations on its community testing program for COVID-19 even as state health officials warn about...

Louisiana sees largest daily spike in coronavirus cases since April

Louisiana reported its largest daily increase in COVID-19 cases in three months Wednesday (July 1), with more than 2,000 tests for coronavirus coming back...

Education department’s reopening rules may be hard for students to follow

Ashley Collins is a bit worried about her six-year-old son, Austin, going back to school in the fall. Austin is about to start 1st...

Will Louisiana require you to wear a face mask?

Following a steady rise in coronavirus cases, a new mandate requiring residents to wear face masks in public takes effect Wednesday in Jefferson Parish....

Louisiana plants claim COVID-19 makes it impossible to monitor pollution

Across Louisiana, people who live in the communities surrounding industrial facilities have often complained that pollution from those plants is responsible for their elevated...

Worrisome spike in Louisiana COVID-19 cases means two more weeks in...

Gov. John Bel Edwards said Monday afternoon that COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations are increasing across Louisiana and that because of that worrisome data he...

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