City Partners with LCMC Health to Open Mass Vaccination Site at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

The City of New Orleans announced a partnership today (March 3) with LCMC Health to launch a mass vaccination site at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Hall J, where vaccine appointments will begin for eligible residents Thursday, March 4. Those who are currently eligible to receive a vaccine in...

Let’s Talk About Health: The Vaccination Stigma in the Black Community

Featuring Dr. Rochelle Head-Dunham, Executive and Medical Director of  Metropolitan Human Services District Let’s Talk About Health is a monthly health segment featuring Dr. Rochelle Head-Dunham, the executive and medical director of Metropolitan Human Services District. In this month’s interview, Dr. Dunham and New Orleans Tribune editor Anitra Brown discussed...

Celebrating Black History

Dr. Louis Charles Roudanez and Dr. Dwight and Beverly McKenna The New Orleans Tribune is proud to have it's publishers Dr. Dwight and Beverly S. McKenna honored as part of New Orleans & Company Black History Month celebration. And the McKennas are honored to continue their work in the spirit...

Mayor Cantrell, City and Partner Agencies Provide Winter Weather Update

Mayor LaToya Cantrell today joined public safety, infrastructure and public health agencies as well as representatives from the Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans and Entergy New Orleans to update residents on preparations for freezing weather that could compromise city streets and energy and water supplies. “We know that...

Sen. Cassidy, Five Other Republican Senators Were Right to Break Ranks

We will make this one short and sweet.  A few weeks ago, we blasted U.S. Sen. John Kennedy and other members of Louisiana delegation for co-signing objections to the certification of the results of a free and fair election.  We would be remiss if we did not acknowledge U.S. Sen....

Mayor Cantrell to Meet With President Biden at White House to Stimulus and Relief Package

Mayor LaToya Cantrell is expected to meet with President Joe Biden on Friday, Feb. 12, as part of a small group of mayors and governors invited by President Biden to discuss the importance of state and local funds in the next stimulus and relief package currently being considered by Congress. Some...

City Officials Launch Citywide Vaccine Waitlist

Today (Thursday, Feb. 11), the New Orleans Health Department (NOHD), New Orleans Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, and the Orleans Parish Communication District announce the launch of the Citywide Vaccine Waitlist. New Orleans residents 65 years of age and older (or otherwise eligible in the current phase) who have not...