The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is now listing grocery store workers, public transit workers, postal workers, and food/agricultural workers as “essential” in terms of vaccine eligibility, however, that’s not the case in Louisiana and Texas.
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to be top of mind for many people in the ArkLaTex region, the country, and the world. KSLA aims to be your go-to source for what you need to know as the vaccination effort continues.
Good Monday morning! The beautiful sunshine returns today with no chance of rain for today! We are tracking a slow moving cold front his week that will eventually bring more rain to the ArkLaTex by this weekend
March 11: Physicians and leadership from almost every healthcare organization in the Baton Rouge region along with Mayor Broome meet to discuss community approach to responding to pandemic, and ensure adequate access to coronavirus testing
Emergency personnel responded to three separate crashes involving a total of four motorcycles on State Highway 87 in Newton County Saturday afternoon. Two Louisiana men were injured in one of the wrecks.
A proposal for the state’s new Medicaid expansion program and a $4.6 million proposal to build barracks at the Law Enforcement Training Academy at BRTC will be among several items on the agenda this week as lawmakers head back to the capital.
The bill would provide direct payments of up to $1,400 to most Americans and money for COVID-19 vaccines and testing, aid to state and local governments, help for schools and the airline industry and subsidies for health insurance.
“I feel like we were welcomed into this community with open arms and nothing but love,” Benjamin Benton said. “The amount of people who have helped out and donated, just everything. I’m just overwhelmed by the way this community works.”
Following Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s announcement that Texas state mandates would change to guidelines on March 10, the chancellor of the Texas A&M system issued guidance on how the university system would move forward.
Former LSU Athletics Director Joe Alleva recommended firing former Head Football Coach Les Miles in 2013 because of the coach’s alleged inappropriate contact with female students, an official investigation into the incident found.