CDC Revises COVID-19 Quarantine Recommendations

By Constance M. Gistand, MD, MPH, FACPThe New Orleans Tribune On Monday December 27, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shortened the previously recommended timeframe for isolation from 10 days to five days for anyone who tests positive for COVID 19 infection if they do not have any symptoms. After remaining symptom free for five...

Mayor Cantrell Offers Her Look Back on 2021

From handling an ongoing pandemic to weather emergencies and everything in between faced by New Orleans and its residents in 2021, Mayor LaToya Cantrell says her administration has reached "very critical milestones in City government, and in launching innovative initiatives to enhance City services" in 2021.     “Although we were faced with significant challenges this year,...

U.S. Rep. Troy Carter Concludes First Leg of Districtwide ‘Building a Better Louisiana Infrastructure Tour’

U.S. Rep. Troy A. Carter Sr., recently concluded the first installment of his districtwide ‘Building a Better Louisiana Infrastructure Tour’ to highlight the impact that investments from the Infrastructure Investments and Jobs Acts (IIJA) will bring to Louisiana’s Second Congressional District.  During his four events, he highlighted $41.6 million for...

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