The Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) is now operating six federally-supported monoclonal antibody therapy COVID-19 treatment sites throughout the state, and plans to open another seven, one of which will be located in Shreveport.
The President is meeting with business leaders and CEOs that have instituted vaccine requirements or are working to implement the new vaccine rules he set forth last week, including William Tate IV, President of Louisiana State University.
In the U.S., anyone 12 and older is eligible for COVID-19 vaccines. But with schools reopening and the delta variant causing more infections among kids, many parents are anxiously wondering when younger children can get the shots.
In the wake of Diboll ISD’s decision to require all students, staff, and visitors to wear masks starting on Sept. 1, the Texas Attorney General’s Office sent a letter that threatened legal action if the mask mandate is enforced.
COVID-19 has caused ArkLaTex schools to make adjustments to provide a quality education to students. One Texarkana, Ark. elementary school has become one of 11 schools in the state to try something different to keep student learning moving forward.
Area pediatricians say they are seeing bottlenecks due to the rise in cases of COVID-19, flu and RSV.According to the Lufkin pediatrician, the assumed highly contagious delta variant is keeping pediatric practices across Deep East Texas busier than anticipated.
State Sen. Nathan Johnson (D-Dallas) on Monday filed four new bills covering an assortment of issues relating to COVID-19, including barring Gov. Greg Abbott from banning mask mandates at public schools.