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Coronavirus in LA

La reports total of 9,150 virus cases in state, 310 deaths
BATON ROUGE - Louisiana's number of coronavirus cases surged over 9,000 Thursday in the wake of increased testing statewide, officials said. During a Thursday morning radio interview, Governor... More >>
3 weeks ago Monday, March 09 2020 Mar 9, 2020 Monday, March 09, 2020 12:59:38 PM CDT March 09, 2020 in Top Story

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BATON ROUGE - There is a total of nine LSU community members who have contracted COVID-19 in Baton Rouge, the... More >>
20 minutes ago Thursday, April 02 2020 Apr 2, 2020 Thursday, April 02, 2020 4:42:00 PM CDT April 02, 2020 in News
Central - The City of Central will temporarily close the Frenchtown Rd. and Blackwater Conservation areas on Saturdays and Sundays... More >>
1 hour ago Thursday, April 02 2020 Apr 2, 2020 Thursday, April 02, 2020 3:40:00 PM CDT April 02, 2020 in News
BATON ROUGE - Amid all the craziness in our daily lives right now, at least finding reasonably priced crawfish is... More >>
2 hours ago Thursday, April 02 2020 Apr 2, 2020 Thursday, April 02, 2020 2:57:31 PM CDT April 02, 2020 in News
BATON ROUGE – The governor issued a statewide stay at home order. The order is now in place after starting... More >>
2 hours ago Thursday, April 02 2020 Apr 2, 2020 Thursday, April 02, 2020 2:40:00 PM CDT April 02, 2020 in Top Story
UPDATE: The Mid-City testing center will reopen Friday. Only patients who have orders faxed prior to 6 p.m. on... More >>
3 hours ago Thursday, April 02 2020 Apr 2, 2020 Thursday, April 02, 2020 2:00:00 PM CDT April 02, 2020 in News
The Louisiana Lottery announced Thursday that minimum starting jackpots and minimum jackpot increases will be temporarily eliminated due to waning... More >>
5 hours ago Thursday, April 02 2020 Apr 2, 2020 Thursday, April 02, 2020 11:53:15 AM CDT April 02, 2020 in News
MILWAUKEE - The 2020 Democratic National Convention has been rescheduled to mid-August due to the national health crisis caused by... More >>
5 hours ago Thursday, April 02 2020 Apr 2, 2020 Thursday, April 02, 2020 11:28:00 AM CDT April 02, 2020 in News
BATON ROUGE - The Department of Education released guidance Thursday explaining how public schools should handle outgoing seniors missing much... More >>
5 hours ago Thursday, April 02 2020 Apr 2, 2020 Thursday, April 02, 2020 11:07:00 AM CDT April 02, 2020 in News
When panicked shoppers purchased inordinate amounts of hand sanitizer, grocery store shelves across the nation were left without one of... More >>
6 hours ago Thursday, April 02 2020 Apr 2, 2020 Thursday, April 02, 2020 10:31:00 AM CDT April 02, 2020 in News
EAST BATON ROUGE - A total of 18 EBR Parish residents and two individuals from out-of-state have succumbed to coronavirus-related... More >>
7 hours ago Thursday, April 02 2020 Apr 2, 2020 Thursday, April 02, 2020 9:35:00 AM CDT April 02, 2020 in News
Earlier this week, New Mexico’s governor Michelle Lujan Grisham warned President Trump she feared the coronavirus could “wipe out” tribal... More >>
7 hours ago Thursday, April 02 2020 Apr 2, 2020 Thursday, April 02, 2020 9:31:00 AM CDT April 02, 2020 in News
Prolific musician and songwriter Adam Schlesinger, best known for being a member of Fountains of Wayne and writing music for... More >>
8 hours ago Thursday, April 02 2020 Apr 2, 2020 Thursday, April 02, 2020 8:49:00 AM CDT April 02, 2020 in News
AT&T announced Thursday, that as many of its customers are experiencing financial hardships due to the virus pandemic, the company... More >>
8 hours ago Thursday, April 02 2020 Apr 2, 2020 Thursday, April 02, 2020 8:34:18 AM CDT April 02, 2020 in News
The captain of the Theodore Roosevelt, a US aircraft carrier carrying more than 4,000 crew, has called for urgent help... More >>
8 hours ago Thursday, April 02 2020 Apr 2, 2020 Thursday, April 02, 2020 8:05:26 AM CDT April 02, 2020 in News
The Louisiana National Guard (LANG) is utilizing over 1,200 soldiers and airmen to assist with virus relief efforts across the... More >>
9 hours ago Thursday, April 02 2020 Apr 2, 2020 Thursday, April 02, 2020 7:52:58 AM CDT April 02, 2020 in News
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Coronavirus Prevention

There are everyday actions to help prevent the spread of respiratory diseases.

• Wash your hands
• Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
• Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth.
• Stay home when you are sick.
• Cover your cough or sneeze.
• Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects.

For more information, visit https://cdc.gov/covid-19
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