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Lake Urgent Care/Lake After Hours will now offer new rapid COVID-19 tests

Lake Urgent Care/Lake After Hours will now offer new rapid COVID-19 tests

Posted 9:03 PM 4/4/2020 by Zandria Thomas

BATON ROUGE - Lake Urgent Care/Lake After Hours is set to offer rapid COVID-19 tests.

The clinic has been selected as one of the first urgent care operators in the country to offer Rapid COVID-19 Molecular Tests as part of the FDA’s "fast-tracked" Emergency Use Authorization program. (More)...

Yesterday

Deputies in EBR, Ascension test positive for coronavirus

Deputies in EBR, Ascension test positive for coronavirus

Posted 12:36 PM 4/4/2020 by WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies in East Baton Rouge and Ascension parishes have tested positive for COVID-19, the agencies confirmed Friday.

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office said five of its deputies had the virus. None of the deputies affected in EBR were part of the uniform patrol (More)

Today

NFL teams set to draft virtually from home

NFL teams set to draft virtually from home

Posted 12:25 PM 4/4/2020 by WBRZ Staff

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, high-level officials and executives from multiple NFL teams are gearing up conduct the 2020 NFL Draft virtually from home and way from team facilities.

According to ESPN, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell made it known the event would take place as (More)

Yesterday

Join Sylvia Weatherspoon for storytime on Facebook live Saturday

Join Sylvia Weatherspoon for storytime on Facebook live Saturday

Posted 10:20 PM 4/3/2020 by WBRZ Staff

Due to the coronavirus, many are working from home and most schools are closed until further notice. Families are stuck at home and daily schedules have been thrown out the window. 

Many have gone to social media to entertain and uplift. (More)...

4/2/2020

Edwards officially expands stay at home, social distancing order through end of April

Edwards officially expands stay at home, social distancing order through end of April

Posted 4:51 PM 4/3/2020 by WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE – The governor issued a statewide stay at home order.  The order is now in place after starting at 5 p.m. Monday, March 23, through April 30.

After warning earlier in the week, the order was extended to April 30, on Thursday (4/2/20).  The (More)

Yesterday

CDC recommends homemade face coverings to avoid spreading virus

CDC recommends homemade face coverings to avoid spreading virus

Posted 7:48 PM 4/4/2020 by WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE - Disease experts are advising people nationwide to use face coverings made from cloth rather than buy surgical masks if they want to take extra precautions while going out in public.

The CDC recommends cloth face coverings fashioned from household items or made at home from (More)

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