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COVID-19: Overcoming Vaccine Hesitancy (2021)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2021-04-30

Duration: 00:04:31

Subjects: COVID-19 pandemic | Coronaviruses | Public health | Vaccines


  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • Kanter, Joseph Interviewee
  • Ford, Raneesha Interviewee


This segment from the April 30, 2021, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kara St. Cyr’s report on the state’s efforts to overcome COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy through small, targeted vaccine distribution events. She interviews Dr. Joseph Kanter, the state health officer and medical director for the Louisiana Department of Health, and Raneesha Ford, the director of pharmacy services at the Baton Rouge General.