COVID-19 Coverage

Police Jury declares state of emergency

Bossier Parish Police Jury President Jimmy Cochran has declared a State of Emergency due to the Statewide Stay at Home Executive Order...

Athletics at BPCC canceled for remainder of spring semester

Charlie Cavell, BPCC Athletic Coordinator With guidance from the Governor’s Office and the Louisiana Community and Technical College System,...

Medicare and Coronavirus: What You Need to Know

By: Seema Verma Since older Americans are particularly vulnerable to coronavirus (COVID-19), I wanted to let you know the...

Troopers Urge Heightened Online Awareness During COVID-19

he coronavirus pandemic has led to school closures throughout the state. Consequently, there has been a substantial increase in the amount of...

A message from Overton Brooks VA Medical Center

Dear Veterans, Family Members, Staff and Community Partners,As our nation continues to respond to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) public health emergency, I want...

Bossier Police, Fire in need of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE)

First responders around the world are on the front lines of the COVID-19 outbreak. Many responders – including healthcare workers, EMTs, paramedics,...

AEP/SWEPCO Shreveport office employee diagnosed with COVID-19

According to a news release/email the Bossier Press-Tribune newsroom just received just from AEP/SWEPCO Shreveport office Director of Communications Carey A. Sullivan, an employee...

Schools feeding students in wake of COVID-19 closure

While schools across the nation remain closed in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, many school systems are implementing plans to feed students....

Gov. Edwards Expands Proclamation Aimed to Slow the Spread of COVID-19 in Louisiana

BATON ROUGE — Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards significantly expanded his recent proclamation aimed at reducing the spread of COVID-19 across Louisiana. The...

LSU Health Shreveport faculty producing 3D-printed nasal swabs for COVID-19 testing

SHREVEPORT, La. (April 17, 2020) - The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has produced many medical challenges, which LSU Health Shreveport has risen...