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October 6, 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: 2021-10-06

Duration: 00:15:11

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


  • Tenreiro, Edgardo Speaker
  • Edwards, John Bel Speaker
  • Phillips, Courtney Speaker


This press conference from October 6, 2021, features Governor John Bel Edwards discussing the importance of receiving your flu shot in the midst of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. It also includes comments by Edgardo Tenreiro, the CEO of the Baton Rouge General Medical Center, and Dr. Courtney Phillips, the secretary of the Louisiana Department of Health. It also includes footage of Governor Edwards and Dr. Joseph Kanter, the state health officer and medical director for the Louisiana Department of Health, receiving their flu shot and COVID-19 booster shot at the Baton Rouge General Mid-City campus.