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COVID-19 Vaccine in Louisiana: What You Need to Know


As Louisiana distributes the long-awaited COVID-19 vaccine, there are still many questions: How does it work? Is it safe and effective? Who will get the vaccine and when? Louisiana Public Broadcasting (LPB) premiered Covid-19 Vaccine in Louisiana: What You Need to Know, Friday, December 18 on LPB and WLAE in New Orleans.

Hosted by LPB’s André Moreau, this LPB special will bring together Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards and a panel of medical experts for a safe, socially-distanced “roundtable discussion” to answer your questions. Joining Governor Edwards will be:

  • Dr. Joseph Kanter – Interim Assistant Secretary of the Office of Public Health, Louisiana Department of Health, ER doctor
  • Dr. Reynold Verret – President of Xavier University, Immunologist, participated in clinical trial
  • Dr. Tina Stefanski – Regional Medical Director for Region 4 (Acadiana), Office of Public Health, Louisiana Department of Health


The program encores on LPB on Sunday, December 20 @ 4:30pm. It will also stream live online at www.lpb.org/livetv, on the LPB App, and via LPB’s YouTube Channel. The program also airs on WLAE in New Orleans.


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