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COVID-19: Disaster Concerns (2020)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2020-06-19

Duration: 00:04:43

Subjects: Public health | COVID-19 pandemic | Coronaviruses | Natural Disasters | Hurricanes | Emergency management


  • Williams, Natasha Host
  • Crews, Keith Editor
  • Aiken, Jim Interviewee


This segment from the June 19, 2020, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Natasha Williams’ interview with Dr. Jim Aiken, an associate professor of emergency medicine at LSU Health New Orleans. He discusses his concerns about a major hurricane hitting Louisiana during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic and the importance of updating your family’s disaster plan to account for the pandemic.