User Login

Login Access

Search the Collections

COVID-19 Update (April 10, 2020)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2020-04-10

Duration: 00:26:01

Subjects: Public health | COVID-19 pandemic | Coronaviruses | Mental Health | Religion


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Williams, Natasha Host
  • Crews, Keith Editor
  • Edwards, John Bel Speaker
  • Hebert, Corey Speaker
  • Cassidy, Bill Speaker
  • Harrison, Bradley Interviewee
  • Miller, Cynthia Interviewee
  • Randol, Susan Interviewee
  • Todd, Leslie Interviewee
  • Whitton, Brady Interviewee


This episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” from April 10, 2020, features Andre Moreau and Natasha Williams reporting on the latest news on the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic in Louisiana. Moreau first reports on the week’s headlines, including highlights from Governor John Bel Edwards’ latest press conference with Dr. Corey Hebert. Next, Moreau and Williams present highlights from a town hall meeting with United States Senator Bill Cassidy. Williams then interviews Bradley Harrison, a nurse in New Orleans, who discusses the increase in the number of patients being treated at his hospital, his high stress level, and the lack of personal protective equipment (PPE). Next, Williams interviews Cynthia Miller, the owner of Miller and Daughter Mortuary in Zachary, who discusses the impact of COVID-19 on funerals and the grieving process. Moreau then interviews Susan Randol, a nursing professor at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, who discusses the proper way to disinfect your house and clean your hands in order to stop the spread of COVID-19. Next, Moreau interviews Leslie Todd, a therapist and licensed clinical social worker, who discusses how to maintain your mental health during the pandemic. Lastly, Moreau interviews Reverend Brady Whitton, the pastor at First United Methodist Church in Baton Rouge, who discusses how to adjust your spirituality when you cannot attend church services during the shutdown.