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

What’s being done to maintain a safe and 
productive learning environment for our kids?

Premieres Thursday, August 26, 2021 at 7:30pm & 10:30pm
Repeats Sun., Aug. 29 at 10am
 

Living in the New Normal: Back to School

LIVING IN THE NEW NORMAL: BACK TO SCHOOL

What’s being done to keep students safe while providing a productive learning environment? 

Superintendents Dr. Henderson Lewis, Jr. and Dr. James Gray along with LSU Health Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine & Orleans Parish Schools Health Advisor Dr. Benjamin Springgate.

The program is produced and hosted by WYES Community Projects Producer and INFORMED SOURCES host Marcia Kavanaugh. 

This is the thirteenth 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: BACK TO SCHOOL

Series Host:

Host Marcia Kavanaugh

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

Program Panelist:

Brandy Christian

Dr. James Gray
 Superintendent of Jefferson Parish Schools

Kevin Dolliole

Dr. Benjamin Springgate
LSU Health Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine & Orleans Parish Schools Health Advisor  


 

Twelfth Episode:

Living in the New Normal: Back to Business

In the twelfth episode, find out what "back to business" means to our economy and major economic engines in our region, the port, the airport and tourism.

Eleventh Episode:

Living in the New Normal: Kids and Summer

In the eleventh episode, panelists give an update on what parents can expect for summer camps and more. 

Tenth Episode:

Living in the New Normal: Festivals

The tenth episode of LIVING IN THE NEW NORMAL looks into when we can plan to head to “Festivals” again.

Ninth Episode:

The Metro Economy

In the ninth episode, panelists share the impact COVID-19 has had on the local economy.

Eighth Episode: 

Living in the New Normal: Good Neighbors

In the eighth episode, take a look at how people have come together to help those most in need.

Seventh Episode:

Living in the New Normal: Vaccine Timeline

In the seventh episode of LIVING IN THE NEW NORMAL, learn more about the state's plans to distribute the vaccine and when most residents expect to be vaccinated.

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.