Mayors Adrian Perkins and Nic Hunter have announced a friendly competition between Shreveport and Lake Charles to see which city’s residents can achieve the highest increase in first dose COVID-19 vaccinations by the end of October.
The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) received federal approval September 14, 2021 to begin Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (DSNAP) operations to provide additional food aid to families impacted by Hurricane Ida.
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.
Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne has announced the closure of state offices in 38 parishes for Wednesday, September 15, due to severe weather and recovery efforts associated with Hurricane Ida and Tropical Storm Nicholas.
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards held a news conference Tuesday, Sept. 14 to discuss the potential impacts from Tropical Storm Nicholas as the southeastern part of the state continues to recover from Hurricane Ida.
Gov. John Bel Edwards will hold a news conference at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 13. on Louisiana’s preparations for Tropical Storm Nicholas as much of the southeastern part of the state is still recovering from Hurricane Ida.
Attorneys representing a hospice patient, who was among more than 850 nursing homes patients evacuated to a warehouse in Tangipahoa Parish before Hurricane Ida announced they are filing a lawsuit against the nursing home’s owner and the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH).
Not long after the head of Louisiana State Police announced sweeping changes within the state’s top law enforcement agency, Congressman Troy Carter is calling on the Department of Justice to look into the agency
Along with poor conditions and not enough space for hundreds of residents, one of the lawsuits states the warehouse was not zoned for use as a shelter and family members were not notified of their destination.
Following a full review of cases since Hurricane Ida’s landfall and the conclusion of several investigations, the Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office has confirmed 11 additional storm-related deaths. This brings the death toll from Hurricane Ida to 26.