David Horchar joined us from his (temporary) garage office with the chickens to talk about something pretty serious. He says the number of homeless families seeking their assistance is on the rise. He talked about how they are getting through the COVID crisis and plans for the future. Hear how you can help in the…
Parish President Mike Cooper talked about his new advisory council. He told us what they would be asked to do and how they are contributing to the plan to safely reopen St Tammany Parish at the appropriate time. Hear him in the interview below.
Amy talked to us about the new group Parish President Cooper has brought together to help local citizens and businesses take their first steps once the order is lifted. She also spoke about the fact that we still have a little way to go on the Stay At Home Order and everyone needs to keep…
Mayor Mark told us that the citizens of Covington are doing a great job staying at home. He also told us a heartwarming story about one of their citizens in need and how the city rallied around that person. Hear it all in the interview below.
Scott told us about this relatively new service from Christwood. He said a lot of the help they have been providing seniors in their homes right now is actually tasks outside the home, like yard work, general upkeep and more. They are also sitting with some seniors while their normal caregivers go out for supplies.…
The Executive Chef from STHS talked about the way food services at the hospital have adjusted during the crisis. He spoke about all the donations they have received. And he talked about the importance of good food for the caregivers as they continue the fight. Hear him below.
Don Shea did not pull any punches. The numbers of jobless claims are staggering. Don hopes we have taken the worst of it so far. Hear him put the numbers into perspective in the interview below.
Richard wanted to share his thoughts on where we are with this crisis when it comes to mental health and well-being. He said he thinks people predisposed to depression or anxiety need to be seeking care now, even during the quarantine. He talked about some of the resources available in the interview below.
Chance Enmon joined us from Jani-King. He talked about things they can do for businesses that are about to reopen. He also talked about preventative cleanings they can do. Hear him below.
Cooper talked about moving forward as things improve and what that might look like. He spoke about the numbers from the weekend and waiting for Gov. Edwards to provide more direction for any future actions.