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City of New Orleans Health Department COVID-19 emails and response

Date Updated: September 3, 2020

Date Added: July 13, 2020

City of New Orleans, LA

Highlighted Documents: New Orleans mobile testing program one-pager Protocol 36 emergency response spreadsheet New Orleans modeling projection, April 5 New Orleans internal health statistics, April 20 Roche testing letter LCMC Health

Principal Subject: Dr. Jennifer Avegno, director, City of New Orleans Health Department

These documents include emails and underlying attachments for the City of New Orleans Health Department, including internal modeling predictions; draft working papers, city policies for COVID-19 response; grant funding requests to outside organizations; and spreadsheets detailing hospital capacity, fatality and other COVID-19 metrics.

Date Range: January 21 to August 18, 2020

Format Details: .zip of .pdf file with embedded .xlsx, .doc and .ppt attachments (15,153 pages, 1.42 GB, duplicative material)

Louisiana Department of Education COVID-19 emails and response

Date Updated: July 13, 2020

Date Added: July 13, 2020

Louisiana Department of Education, LA

Principal Subject: Beth Scioneaux, interim director, Louisiana Department of Education

This material includes emails sent to, from or copied to Beth Scioneaux, interim director, Louisiana Department of Education, regarding statewide response to COVID-19.

Date Range: May 18 to June 26, 2020

Format Details: .pdf (530 pages)

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For closed New Orleans neighborhood bars, the question isn't when they'll reopen. It's if they can.

August 21, 2020
The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate
By Ian McNulty

Where Louisiana stands in its 2nd coronavirus peak: Decline, but a major test is coming up

Where Louisiana stands in its 2nd coronavirus peak: Decline, but a major test is coming up

August 15, 2020
The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate
By Jeff Adelson

'A Terrible Price:' The Deadly Racial Disparities of Covid-19 in America

'A Terrible Price:' The Deadly Racial Disparities of Covid-19 in America

April 29, 2020
The New York Times Magazine
By Linda Villarosa

U.S. deaths soared in early weeks of pandemic, far exceeding number attributed to covid-19

U.S. deaths soared in early weeks of pandemic, far exceeding number attributed to covid-19

April 27, 2020
The Washington Post
By Emma Brown, Andrew Ba Tran, Beth Reinhard and Monica Ulmanu

Why New Orleans Pushed Ahead with Mardi Gras, Even as It Planned for Coronavirus

Why New Orleans Pushed Ahead with Mardi Gras, Even as It Planned for Coronavirus

April 13, 2020
The New York Times
By Richard Fausset and Derek Kravitz

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