School administrators were optimistic that a quick pivot to online learning could rescue the start of the school year in Southwest Louisiana, where Hurricane Laura hit late last month. Now, the region’s largest district has announced that virtual learning will be optional, citing a lack of internet access.

City Shuts Down Tracey’s For Violating COVID-19 Rules

Sep 23, 2020

Tracey’s Original Irish Channel Bar has been shut down by city officials for violating the city’s coronavirus guidelines, according to a letter posted to twitter by Mayor Latoya Cantrell.

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The City of New Orleans could announce a plan to ease COVID-19 restrictions on businesses as early as the end of next week, according to Director of Communications Beau Tidwell.

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High school football teams in New Orleans can start holding full-contact practices and begin gearing up for October’s first weekend of games as long as they adhere to the city’s health and safety standards, New Orleans Health Department Director Dr. Jennifer Avegno announced Monday.

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