Joan Coffman, CEO of St Tammany Health System, came to see us this morning. She answered questions about COVID. She implored people to get their check-ups and medical procedures done, saying a lot of people are avoiding medical care right now and only seek help when they are really sick. She also talked about all…
Liz told us about efforts to get blood donations during this time. She also told the story of the two women who were injured by a drunk driver and how The Blood Center helped them. Finally, Liz talked about anti-bodies and how they need more donors who have them.
David Horchar from Family Promise came by to update us on the progress being made for his new Family Day Center out at Safe Harbor. They are also starting a raffle to get them over the hump with their fundraising. Here him below.
Parish President Cooper joined us for a few minutes to talk about what the parish is doing in preparation for potentially bad weather. He asked citizens to stay weather aware, even though it appears we will not face huge impacts for the hurricane.
Jennifer told us all about At Your Service at Christwood. This is a way for people to stay in their homes and remain as independent as possible. Every individual is unique and so are their plans for each individual. Hear here explain it below.
Don Shea wanted to talk about job numbers both statewide and nationally. He also said he hopes the Feds come with some type of aid package soon. And he talked about Tri-Parish Works and what they can do to help.
Slidell Mayor Greg Cromer spoke about the work they did over the weekend preparing for the possible arrivals of Marco and Laura. Hear him explain it in the interview below.
Parish President Cooper spoke about the preparations they made to get ready for any potential impacts. He also asked people to be COVID aware as we went through this time.
Anna from the St Tammany Tourist Commission brought along Jan from the English Tea Room to talk about this latest effort to promote local restaurants, hotels and attractions on the Northshore. Hear them explain how it works in the interview below.
Chris Masingill continued his work on behalf of current and future business owners on the Northshore. Chris went through some stats they have complied about the impact of COVID on local businesses and he found some good news in the numbers. (And some tough news too.) Hear him below.