Government, Community and Faith-based Leaders Join Forces to Champion the Fight Against COVID-19

By Darryl Sellers 2021 has brought with it, more daunting challenges in the African American community’s fight against COVID-19. More transmissible variants of the coronavirus which have emerged are swiftly sweeping their way across the United States. This latest trend in the year-long pandemic is especially troubling for Black people...

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...

Dr. Keith Ferdinand: Together, We Can Save Hearts

[contentblock id=1 img=gcb.png] Good health is the cornerstone of progress, and since 1974, the Association of Black Cardiologists (ABC) has been dedicated to lowering the high rate of cardiovascular disease, including stroke, especially in minority populations.  As an ABC member and Chairman of the ABC Access to Healthcare Working Group,...