COVID-19

States with higher vaccine demand will be able to request more...

WASHINGTON — With demand for COVID-19 vaccines dropping in many states, the federal government is changing how those doses are allocated. Under the new policy, any...

Louisiana ending COVID-19 mask mandate in most places

Beginning Wednesday, Louisiana’s private businesses -- including bars, restaurants and theaters -- and its local governments can choose whether to require masks for their...

Vaccine information won’t go on Louisiana driver’s license — whether legislation...

The Louisiana House will take up legislation that would prohibit vaccine information from being included on a person’s driver’s license or state identification card,...

Federal health regulators urge states to restart use of Johnson &...

WASHINGTON — A federal advisory panel on Friday recommended that states return to using the COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson & Johnson, but also hand...

Biden calls for paid time off for vaccinations as U.S. hits...

WASHINGTON — Federal and state officials now face trying to reach Americans unable or unwilling to get the COVID-19 vaccine, after meeting President Joe...

Pushback against ‘vaccine passports’ puts colleges in a quandary

WASHINGTON — Florida’s Nova Southeastern University joined a small group of U.S. colleges on April 1, when the private research university announced that it...

Louisiana joins other states in pausing J&J vaccine after recommendation from...

WASHINGTON — Top public health officials said Tuesday that they are recommending a pause in the use of a COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson & Johnson...

Louisiana paid out at least $405 million in unemployment insurance to...

Louisiana paid more than $405 million in fraudulent or ineligible pandemic relief benefits to nearly 100,000 people as an overwhelmed unemployment system was also...

CDC: If you’re fully vaccinated, you can travel in the U.S....

WASHINGTON — Fully vaccinated individuals can travel at low risk to themselves, and do not need to get a COVID-19 test or quarantine after traveling...

A third of Louisianians have no intention of getting vaccine, survey...

A third of Louisianians have no intention of receiving the COVID-19 vaccine when it becomes available to them, while 17 percent have already received...

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