Low-interest federal disaster loans are now available to Louisiana businesses and residents as a result of President Trump’s major disaster declaration, U.S. Small Business Administration’s Administrator Jovita Carranza announced.
The long awaited COVID-19 vaccine is finally being distributed to “eligible” members of the general population. Starting January 4, the Louisiana Department of Health announced that the “first very limited doses” of the Moderna vaccine will be given to the following residents:
Nola.com reports that the St. Bernard Parish jail is being sued for the deaths of two inmates due to negligence regarding their detox procedure within the jail.
In response to the Port of New Orleans beginning the process to build a container terminal by acquiring the Violet Dock from the Port of St. Bernard (a development that would, if it materializes into reality, force W. Smith Elementary School to relocate), multiple parish residents voiced their desire for the St. Bernard School Board to oppose the container terminal at the January 12 General Committee meeting.