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COVID-19: School Mandate Battle (2021)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2021-12-10

Duration: 00:04:25

Subjects: COVID-19 pandemic | Coronaviruses | Public health | Vaccines | Education | Louisiana. Legislature


  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • Schexnayder, Clay Speaker
  • Kanter, Joseph Speaker


This segment from the December 10, 2021, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kara St. Cyr’s report on the House Health and Welfare Committing voting against the Louisiana Department of Health’s proposal to add the COVID-19 vaccine to the school immunization schedule. Her report includes highlights of the comments by Speaker of the House Clay Schexnayder and Dr. Joseph Kanter of the Louisiana Department of Health.