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Understanding Contact Tracing, Impact on Inmates, Coping During a Pandemic, A Graduation to Remember | 5/22/20 | Louisiana: The State We're In

Understanding Contact Tracing

Contact Tracing. How does it work? Acting state epidemiologist Theresa Sokol talks about this core tool of public health that has been used for decades to help prevent the spread of public health diseases like COVID-19.

Coping During a Pandemic

Some experts warn than an historic wave of problems, like substance abuse and suicide, is approaching as the Coronavirus continues to impact our lives. Shelina Davis, CEO of the Louisiana Public Health Institute, offers ways to cope with mental health concerns.

Impact on Inmates

A record number of inmates in Louisiana’s state and federal prisons have already died from Coronavirus. Matt Sledge of The Advocate newspaper in New Orleans tells us about the impact of the virus and prisoners confined in close quarters.

A Graduation to Remember

LSU football coach Ed Orgeron, Baton Rouge Mayor Sharon Weston-Broome and state Senator Cleo Fields helped many Capital area high school seniors have a graduation they could remember.

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