According to a press release from the Lafayette Parish School System, masks will be optional for students and staff following Governor Edwards' announcement regarding the mask mandate in Louisiana. Following federal regulation, those who ride on school buses will still be required to wear masks.
Governor Edwards announced during his press conference that individuals between the ages of 55-64 with one or more health conditions will be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine starting on February 22, 2021. This move will also include teachers and support staff working on-site at K-12 schools as well as daycare staff.
In a press conference today, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards said that Louisiana needs to continue mitigating the risk of spreading COVID-19 through all of the measures that are currently in place.
The Louisiana Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control sent out a press release today detailing an update as it pertains to the modified Phase 2 plan that Governor Edwards has put in place with COVID-19 cases rise across the state.
The oldest-known living World War II veteran calls New Orleans home and was recently featured on 'CBS This Morning'. The story details how the 111-year-old took advantage of a birthday phone call from Governor Edwards in order to get his leaky-roof fixed.
Former Louisiana Governor Edwin W. Edwards has been re-admitted to the hospital.
Former Gov. Edwin Edwards is back in the hospital Wednesday and is being treated for pneumonia, according to The Advocate. https://t.co/OypEIngupT
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According to KATC TV3, the former governor is suffering from pneumonia. If ...
The State of Louisiana's request for a Major Disaster Declaration has been approved by President Donald Trump. The declaration will allow Louisiana to get federal aid in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura.