The president’s coronavirus task force warned the public that the next two weeks can be a rough stretch for all of the United States.
The flattening of the curve for Louisiana during the coronavirus crisis has not begun to happen. In fact, Friday’s numbers reveal just the opposite.
The Calcasieu Parish School Board saw a drastically higher participation in its COVID-19 school closure feeding program when it resumed Wednesday. The two sites in Lake Charles and Sulphur ran out of food, leaving some families empty handed after the 1,200 pre-packaged meals were distributed…
The Louisiana Department of Health reported Sunday that the number of COVID-19 cases in the state is 3,540, up from 3,315 Saturday, and increase of 225 since noon yesterday.
The Louisiana Department of Health reported Friday that the number of COVID-19 cases in the state are 2,746, up from 2,305 Thursday. This represents an increase of 1,574 reported cases since Monday.
Beginning Wednesday, April 1, the Calcasieu Parish School Board will be supplying meals for students at two locations in the parish. These meals will be available to anyone 18 years of age or younger or up to age 21 for CPSB Special Education students with a valid CPSB student ID.
As of noon Wednesday, the Louisiana Department of Health has reported 407 additional cases, bringing total number to 1,795 in the state.
Although the Calcasieu Parish School Board has closed down its feeding sites at various parish schools, the district is looking into other alternatives, according to Holly Holland with the CPSB.
BATON ROUGE — While many businesses have directed employees to work from home to help reduce the spread of coronavirus, grocery stores are largely keeping their doors open so people can continue to shop for food and other necessities.
BATON ROUGE (AP) — President Donald Trump Tuesday evening granted a federal disaster declaration exists in Louisiana and ordered assistance to supplement recovery efforts in the areas affected by COVID-19.
BATON ROUGE — Gov. John Bel Edwards is requesting a Major Disaster Declaration for the State of Louisiana as the number of cases of COVID-19 grows and the state’s efforts to combat the spread of illness intensifies.
On Monday it was reported that there is now a confirmed death in Calcasieu Parish from COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. The confirmation of the death occurred after the noon update by the LDH and will be reflected in Tuesday's update.
As of Friday afternoon, there were three confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Calcasieu Parish and a local health official projects more to come.
BATON ROUGE (AP) — Gov. John Bel Edwards said Thursday that a growing number of new coronavirus cases could push Louisiana past its capacity to deliver health care in as few as seven days, comparing the state's possible situation to that of Italy, where the virus has overwhelmed hospitals.
The Calcasieu Parish School Board is currently providing to-go breakfast and lunch meals for anyone 18 and under at various school sites around the parish.
BATON ROUGE (AP) — A sixth New Orleans resident has died from the coronavirus disease spreading across the country, Louisiana's health department said Wednesday, and Gov. John Bel Edwards said the number positive tests for the virus in the state reached 257.
BATON ROUGE (AP) — A fifth New Orleans resident has died from the coronavirus disease spreading across the country, according to the state health department, which released figures Wednesday showing the number of Louisiana residents testing positive for the virus continued to rise, topping 200.
While there haven’t been any confirmed cases of coronavirus in Calcasieu Parish, Dr. Lacey Cavanaugh is still stressing utilizing social distancing in case there are local residents walking around with Covid-19 who haven’t exhibited symptoms as of yet.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is proposing a roughly $850 billion economic rescue package Tuesday amid the coronaviru s outbreak, a sweeping stimulus for businesses and taxpayers amid unseen since the Great Recession of 2008.
BATON ROUGE — Gov. John Bel Edwards today signed a proclamation that among other actions immediately halts any gathering of more than 250 people until Monday, April 13, which closes all K-12 public schools statewide effective Monday, March 16 resuming Monday, April 13, as Louisiana seeks to …
In the wake of reported cases of Covid-19, a respiratory disease caused by a coronavirus, in Louisiana, many people may be unsure as to what level of concern they should have for the well being of themselves and their family.
In the wake of reported cases of COVID-19 — a respiratory disease caused by a coronavirus — in Louisiana, many people may be unsure as to what level of concern they should have for the well being of themselves and their family.
The Sulphur City Council on Monday night authorized the city’s administration to apply for a state grant to address blighted property.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Elizabeth Warren, who electrified progressives with her "plan for everything" and strong message of economic populism, dropped out of the Democratic presidential race on Thursday, according to a person familiar with her plans. The exit came days after the onetime front-runn…
The West Calcasieu Port is now home to the 12th certified site in the state under the Louisiana Economic Development's Site Certification Program.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump won impeachment acquittal Wednesday in the U.S. Senate, bringing to a close only the third presidential trial in American history with votes that split the country, tested civic norms and fed the tumultuous 2020 race for the White House.