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Mayor Sharon Weston Broome (March 18, 2020)




Genre: News conference

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2020-03-18

Duration: 00:27:55

Subjects: Broome, Sharon Weston | COVID-19 pandemic | Coronaviruses | Public health | ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT


  • Broome, Sharon Weston Speaker
  • Spain, John Speaker
  • Rotolo, Mitch Speaker
  • Knapp, Adam Speaker


This episode of “COVID-19 Updates” features East Baton Rouge Parish Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome’s March 18, 2020, press conference with John Spain of the Baton Rouge Area Foundation, Mitch Rotolo of Rotolo’s Pizzeria, and Adam Knapp of the Baton Rouge Area Chamber. Mayor-President Broome provides an update on the drive-thru testing site for COVID-19, the novel coronavirus, and announces the Keep Baton Rouge Serving initiative to help local restaurants. She also answers questions from the media.