Health Policy

7 Things You Need To Know About Louisiana’s COVID-19 Vaccine Plan

Louisiana is entering its fourth week of COVID-19 vaccine distribution, and the number of people who qualify for the first vaccine shot is tripling....

La. Supreme Court, citing procedural error, sends ‘Edwards v. House’ petition case...

The Louisiana Supreme Court on Monday vacated a November ruling from a Baton Rouge Judge that said it was unconstitutional for the Louisiana House,...

Shorter quarantine available to school kids exposed to COVID-19

The Louisiana Department of Education on Monday adopted a new policy — based on guidance from the federal government — that allows those who...

Quarantine rules irk Louisiana school superintendents

Some Louisiana public school superintendents are asking state legislators to reduce the 14-day quarantine period that is required of students who come into close...

Black Louisiana residents are worse off than White Louisiana residents, report...

A Human Development report of Louisiana found major disparities in quality of life between Black and White Louisiana residents, and gaps between Louisianans and...

Ruling for Gov. Edwards is as much a loss for Jeff...

In an attempt to be cute, Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry tweeted Monday that the statute Republicans in the Louisiana House used to order...

House passes bill that would codify clergy’s right to visit nursing...

The Louisiana House passed a bill Wednesday morning that would prevent the state health department from restricting members of the clergy from visiting patients...

Bill to prohibit schools from giving names of contagious students to...

Louisiana House lawmakers spent much of Monday afternoon debating a bill that would prohibit schools from reporting the names of  students who have infectious...

Louisiana House will consider law to protect pastor who violated COVID-19...

The Louisiana House will take up legislation that would protect a pastor who defied state regulations by holding church services during the first few...

Louisiana House backs proposals to undo COVID-19 restrictions

The Louisiana House of Representatives made its intentions clear Friday when it passed seven bills that would limit the governor’s authority during emergencies like...

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