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 the midst of a crazy day in the news, Governor Edwards held a press conference to address the state of Louisiana on COVID-19. The Governor of Louisiana expressed how he is "fed up" with people who are still not following mitigation measures.
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.
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.