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February 18, 2021

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: 2021-02-18

Duration: 00:57:57

Subjects: Edwards, John Bel | Public health | COVID-19 pandemic | Coronaviruses | Vaccines | Winter storms


  • Edwards, John Bel Speaker
  • Kanter, Joseph Speaker


This press conference from February 18, 2021, features Governor John Bel Edwards discussing the state’s ongoing response to the winter weather emergency and the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. He discusses the timeline for power restoration, the changes to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine priority groups, and the state’s latest case numbers. It also includes comments by Dr. Joseph Kanter, the state health officer and medical director for the Louisiana Department of Health.