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

When can we realistically expect to be protected against the dangerous novel coronavirus?

Premiered Thursday, October 8, 2020

Repeats Friday, October 9 at 8:30 p.m.
Sunday, October 11 at 10:00 a.m.


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LIVING IN THE NEW NORMAL: RACE FOR A VACCINE


Next up....LIVING IN THE NEW NORMAL: HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY IMPACT
PREMIERES THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 12 AT 7PM
Visitors from across the world travel to New Orleans to enjoy the food, music and warm hospitality. But COVID-19 has caused travelers to stay home which has taken a toll on the region's hospitality industry. The next episode of the WYES series LIVING IN THE NEW NORMAL looks into how restaurants, hotels, area musicians and the tourism industry have handled the challenges brought on by the pandemic.


Meet the host and panelists for LIVING IN THE NEW NORMAL: RACE FOR A VACCINE:

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. Lucio Miele
Professor and Assistant Dean for Translational Research at LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine; Head of Department of Genetics and Precision Medicine Program

Frank J. Welch, MD, MSPH, FACPM

Frank J. Welch, MD, MSPH, FACPM
Medical Director for the Center for Community Preparedness and the Louisiana Immunization Program for the Louisiana Department of Health

Program Panelist:

Dr. Peter L. Cho

Dr. Fred Lopez
Professor and Infectious Disease specialist at LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine

W. Mark Roberts, M.D., M.M.M.  Dean of Research Ochsner Health

W. Mark Roberts, M.D., M.M.M.
Dean of Research Ochsner Health

LIVING IN THE NEW NORMAL: RACE FOR A VACCINE program description >>>

The timetable for developing a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine has been accelerated. But when can we realistically expect to be protected against the dangerous novel coronavirus? Local health experts and researchers discuss the latest on the vaccine and treatment in the next episode of WYES' recurring series about the impact of COVID-19 on our lives.


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.