COVID-19

Article Image Alt Text

Abbeville General will receive COVID vaccines Wednesday

Last week, Gov. John Bel Edwards said nearly 40,000 COVID-19 vaccines may be distributed to healthcare workers in Louisiana within the first week of the FDA approving their use.
On Wednesday, Abbeville General announced it will be getting the vaccine and will be distributing the
vaccine to frontline workers first.
Last week, Edwards was among four governors the Trump administration invited to Washington, D.C., to discuss vaccine distribution plans given the quality of those plans.

Article Image Alt Text

Vermilion Parish School System will use new quarantine guidelines

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, close contact to someone who is positive required a 14-day quarantine.
Recently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) made changes to the guidance for quarantines. People who may have been exposed to COVID-19 will be able to shorten their quarantine period from 14 days to 10 days, or as few as seven days with a negative test.

Article Image Alt Text

Louisiana Department of Health adopts CDC guidance allowing shortened COVID quarantine, while stressing risk

BATON ROUGE — The Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) today adopted the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) recently updated guidance that allows people who may have been exposed to COVID-19 to shorten their quarantine period from 14 days to 10 days, or as few as 7 days with a negative test.

Article Image Alt Text

From left are Evangeline Parish Assistant Superintendent of Schools Michael Lombas, Linzy Landreneau, Evangeline Parish Superintendent of Schools Darwan Lazard, Doctor Chuck Aswell, and Evangeline Parish School Board Supervisor Kelli LaFleur. (Gazette photo by Nancy Duplechain)

PILOTING A TESTING MISSION

NANCY DUPLECHAIN
LSN Associate Editor

Pages

Advertisement

Vermilion Today

Abbeville Meridional

318 N. Main St.
Abbeville, LA 70510
Phone: 337-893-4223
Fax: 337-898-9022

The Kaplan Herald

219 North Cushing Avenue
Kaplan, LA 70548

The Gueydan Journal

311 Main Street
Gueydan, LA 70542