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COVID-19 Testing Available at St. John Parish Community Center Sept. 9 and 10

St. John the Baptist Parish – Parish President Jaclyn Hotard has partnered with Ochsner Health to provide free COVID-19 testing at the St. John Parish ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Special to.

COVID-19 infections declining (again) in St. John

LAPLACE – The COVID-19 epidemic is showing signs of declining again in August in St. John Parish, with 188 new cases being reported as compared ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Special to.

Nelson: Louisiana – Confirmation bias in action?

The Marx Brothers famously quipped, “Who yagonna believe, me or your own eyes?” In Louisiana, our daily COVID-19 briefings have taken on the same spirit. ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Special to.

Phase Two continues through Sept. 11: St. John Parish surpasses 1,500 COVID-19 cases

BATON ROUGE — Governor John Bel Edwards signed an order extending Phase Two and the statewide mask mandate, closure of bars to on-site consumption and gathering ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Gary Dupré.

Hodnette: How to build a stronger stomach

Many people suffer from various forms of digestive health issues. While some may have diarrhea, others may have constipation. Heart burn may limit your activities, ... Read more

1 month ago by Special to.

Nutrition 61 now open in Reserve: Shakes & loaded teas packed with vitamins, energy

RESERVE — Nutrition 61 opened at 2919 W. Airline Highway in Reserve earlier this month to offer the community loaded teas and meal replacement shakes ... Read more

1 month ago by Brooke Robichaux.

Browning: State Fire Marshal reminds businesses about OpenSafely guidance

The Louisiana State Fire Marshal’s Office is reminding the state’s business community about the phased guidance documents that are available online to assist in creating ... Read more

1 month ago by Special to.

Landry: Talk to children about counterfeit drugs (It only takes one… there is no second chance)

The start of a new school year brings many emotions to parents, including excitement and optimism. We hope for new growth and educational achievement. This ... Read more

1 month ago by Special to.

Thibodaux Regional provides COVID-19 testing for Nicholls athletes 

THIBODAUX – Thibodaux Regional Health System teamed up with Nicholls State University Athletics to provide on-going COVID-19 testing for its student-athletes, coaches and staff. Thibodaux ... Read more

1 month ago by Special to.

Clifton: Make half your grains whole grains

Are you making half your grains whole grains? Did you know that grains are good for you? Did you know that there are two kinds ... Read more

1 month ago by Special to.

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