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D-SNAP application phone line was so busy that it went down for hours; here's how to apply

Monday, September 20, 2021
So many people tried to apply Monday morning for emergency food stamps that the toll-free numbers went down for a few hours. The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services has fixed the problem and extended the time applicants can phone...

DSNAP applications being accepted by Parish. When will it be your turn?

Monday, September 20, 2021
by: Zach LabbePosted: Sep 20, 2021 / 08:30 AM CDTThe Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) is beginning phase one of interviews for families in approved parishes seeking aid after Hurricane Ida. The Disaster Supplemental Nut...

Class action lawsuit filed against Entergy following Hurricane Ida

Monday, September 20, 2021
Updated: 1:45 PM CDT Sep 20, 2021Gabbii King NEW ORLEANS — A class-action lawsuit has been filed against Entergy on behalf of residents and business owners who lost power following Hurricane Ida. The Category 4 storm ravaged the ele...

Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine works in kids ages 5 to 11

Monday, September 20, 2021
Author: LAURAN NEERGAARD (AP Medical Writer) Published: 6:09 AM CDT September 20, 2021 Pfizer said Monday its COVID-19 vaccine works for children ages 5 to 11 and that it will seek U.S. authorization for this age ...

Local health departments planning for potential Covid-19 booster rollout, but there is still 'some confusion'

Thursday, September 16, 2021
By Jacqueline Howard, CNN Updated 6:25 AM ET, Thu September 16, 2021 (CNN)It's not clear if or when boosters doses of Covid-19 vaccines will be OK'd for fully vaccinated people in the United States, but state and local health departments ...

Entergy to commit $1.25M to communities recovering from Hurricane Ida

Thursday, September 16, 2021
by: ALLISON BRUHL Posted: Sep 16, 2021 / 07:30 AM CDT / Updated: Sep 16, 2021 / 08:10 AM CDTNEW ORLEANS (BRPROUD) — Entergy will be committing $1.25 million to communities recovering from Hurricane Ida, including $250,000...

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