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WYES CONTINUES ITS SERIES ABOUT THE LOCAL IMPACT OF COVID-19

Learn more about the state's plans to distribute the vaccine and when can most residents expect to be vaccinated.

Premieres Thursday, January 14 at

7:00 p.m.

Repeats Sunday, January 17 at 10am; Tuesday, January 19 at 10pm

LIVING IN THE NEW NORMAL: VACCINE TIMELINE

The new year begins with limited doses available for Louisiana residents of vaccine to protect against the novel coronavirus and COVID-19. In the first episode of year 2021, the recurring WYES series LIVING IN THE NEW NORMAL explores state plans to distribute the vaccine, who is receiving the early rounds of inoculations and when can most residents expect to be vaccinated. WYES Community Projects Producer and INFORMED SOURCES host Marcia Kavanaugh is joined by State Health Officer Dr. Joseph Kanter and Community Medicine Health Educator/LSU Health Assistant Professor Dr. Eric Griggs.

This is the seventh episode in the series LIVING IN THE NEW NORMAL. To view all episodes in this series, scroll down.


Meet the host and panelist for LIVING IN THE NEW NORMAL: VACCINE TIMELINE:

Series Host:

Host Marcia Kavanaugh

WYES Community Projects Producer and INFORMED SOURCES host, Marcia Kavanaugh, will moderate the discussion.

Program Panelist:

Dr. Jennifer Avegno, Director of the City of New Orleans Health Department

Dr. Joseph Kanter
Louisiana State Health Officer

Program Panelist:

Dr. Eric Griggs
Community Medicine Health Educator/LSU Health Assistant Professor


Sixth Episode:

Living in the New Normal: Hospitality Industry Impact

In the sixth episode of LIVING IN THE NEW NORMAL, hear how community groups are coping The program premiered on Thursday, December 10, 2020.

Fifth Episode:

Living in the New Normal: Hospitality Industry Impact

In the fifth episode of LIVING IN THE NEW NORMAL, learn how restaurants, hotels, area musicians and the tourism industry have handled the challenges brought on by the pandemic. The program premiered on Thursday, November 12, 2020.

Fourth Episode:

Living in the New Normal: Race for a Vaccine

In the fourth installment of LIVING IN THE NEW NORMAL, local health experts and researchers discuss the latest on the vaccine and treatment of COVID-19. The program premiered on Thursday, October 8, 2020.


Third Episode:

Living in the New Normal: Higher Education

In the third installment of LIVING IN THE NEW NORMAL, WYES connects with local higher education experts to bring viewers a closer look at the pandemic’s effect regionally. The program premiered on Thursday, September 10, 2020.

Second Episode:

Living in the New Normal Educating Our Children

In the second installment of LIVING IN THE NEW NORMAL, education experts discuss what options are going to be available for students, parents and teachers as the new school year starts. The program premiered on Thursday, July 30, 2020.


Original Episode:

Living in the New Normal

The first episode of LIVING IN THE NEW NORMAL focused on how to stay healthy during this uncertain time. The program premiered on Thursday, June 25, 2020.