Public Health Desk

Ben Depp

People with family members in Louisiana nursing homes will soon be able to visit their loved ones for the first time since March.

Aubri Juhasz / WWNO

Balloons and brass bands greeted mask-clad elementary students at a dozen New Orleans public schools this week as they returned to the classroom for the first time since March.

Gov. John Bel Edwards loosened Louisiana’s coronavirus restrictions Thursday to allow bars to serve alcohol until 11 p.m. — one hour later than the previous restrictions allowed.

Ashley Dean / WWNO

Louisiana’s churches and businesses will be able to expand their capacity and some bars will be allowed to reopen under new restrictions in Phase 3 of Louisiana’s reopening plan announced by Gov. John Bel Edwards on Friday.

Fans won't be allowed inside the Superdome for either the season opener, or the following home game on Sept. 27.
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The City of New Orleans will not allow tailgating on public property during the season-opening Saints game this Sunday.