Former UL President Dr. Ray Authement Has Died
UL's longtime president Ray Authement has died at the age of 91.
Texas Sets Up COVID-19 Checkpoints For LA Drivers
The Daily Advertiser is reporting that Texas has officially set up checkpoints at its eastern borders to screen Louisiana drivers for Coronavirus before they enter the state.
April 5 Louisiana COVID-19 Update
The Louisiana Department of Health has issued its daily update for Sunday, April 5.
Louisiana Expected To Receive More Ventilators From National Stockpile
The state will receive more ventilators from the national stockpile.
Acadiana Restaurants Continue Adapting To Take-Out Model
Exactly a week since the Stay-At-Home Mandate and more than a week since Gov. John Bel Edward's order limiting restaurants to curbside, takeout, and delivery service many Lafayette restaurants are continuing to adapt to the take-out model.
Louisiana Travelers To Texas Required To Self-Quarantine For 2 Weeks
The governors of Florida and Texas have ordered travelers from Louisiana to self-quarantine for two weeks.
Louisiana COVID-19 Update for Sunday, March 29
The Louisiana Department of Health is reporting 3,540 cases of COVID-19 throughout the State, 143 of those in Acadiana.
Abbott Receives Approval For Test That Can Detect COVID-19 In 5 Minutes
The company has received emergency use authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for a test that can detect COVID-19 in as little as five minutes for positive results.
Stay-At-Home Mandate Issued For the State of Louisiana
Starting Monday at 5 pm. the state of Louisiana will be under a Stay at Home mandate.
One South Carolina Man Lied About COVID-19 Diagnosis For Paid Vacation Time
Fox News reports that one South Carolina man is facing charges after being accused of forging a doctor's note with a fake Coronavirus diagnosis.
LSU Grad Student Tests Positive For COVID-19
A graduate student at LSU has tested positive for COVID-19.
Hospitals Clarify Testing Protocols For Uninsured People
According to KATC, Lafayette General Health and Our Lady of Lourdes have released a joint statement about testing in Lafayette.
Higgins: Ban On Large Church Gatherings Is Unconstitutional
In a letter to the Governor, Congressman Clay Higgins is expressing concerns that the executive order banning church services with more than 250 people is unconstitutional, citing the First Amendment.
Travel Ban Extends To UK & Ireland; Domestic Restrictions Possible
Trump also says that he is considering domestic travel restrictions in certain areas.
LA COVID-19 Cases Up To 91; 2nd Death Reported
UPDATE: The state of Louisiana reports first death from the COVID-19 virus.
No Cases of COVID-19 In Louisiana
That's the verdict from The Louisiana Department of Health via an update from their social media page.
LSU Considering Suspending Face-To-Face Classes Amid Coronavirus
LSU is considering suspending face-to-face instruction amid the Coronavirus Emergency according to officials.
UPDATE: Body Of Woman Found; Man Facing Charges
53-year-old Phillip Dewoody is facing charges in connection with the disappearance of Ville Platte native, Joyce Thomas.
First U.S. Death From Coronavirus Reported In Washington
The Washington State Department of Health confirms one person has died from the Coronavirus.
3 Shot After Suspect Open Fires In Opelousas Restaurant
Local media outlets are reporting that Opelousas police are investigating an incident where three people were shot inside a restaurant.