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COVID-19: Funeral Industry Overwhelmed (2021)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2021-09-17

Duration: 00:05:17

Subjects: COVID-19 pandemic | Funerals


  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • Miller, Cynthia Interviewee
  • Laurent, Robert Interviewee


This segment from the September 17, 2021, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kara St. Cyr’s report on the impact of the increased number of deaths in Louisiana due to the COVID-19 pandemic on the state’s funeral industry. She interviews Cynthia Miller, the funeral director for Miller and Daughter Mortuary in Zachary, and Robert Laurent, the funeral director for Labby Memorial Funeral Home in Leesville.