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April 1, 2020

Gov. John Bel Edwards Press Conferences



Genre: News conference

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2020-04-01

Duration: 00:52:00

Subjects: Edwards, John Bel | Billioux, Alexander | Public health | Coronaviruses | COVID-19 pandemic


  • Edwards, John Bel Speaker
  • Pierson, Don Speaker
  • Billioux, Alex Speaker


This press conference from April 1, 2020, features Governor John Bel Edwards discussing the state’s ongoing response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. Governor Edwards and Secretary Don Pierson of the Louisiana Department of Economic Development also announce the creation of the Louisiana Loan Portfolio Guaranty Program for small businesses. It also includes comments by Dr. Alex Billioux, the Assistant Secretary for the Office of Public Health at the Louisiana Department of Health.