A 41-year-old man and a 47-year-old man died due to heat-related illnesses while removing debris following the storm. Both deaths were in Vernon Parish. A 59-year-old male in Calcasieu Parish died after being struck on the head by a falling tree limb.
Magellan Health, Inc. today announced that it will open a free 24-hour crisis line for all individuals impacted by the aftermath of Hurricane Laura. The number to access confidential consultation services is 1-800-327-7451.
This week, COVID-19 testing will be available at the following locations, dates and times in the greater New Orleans and Baton Rouge regions. Also, a location will be available at the Lake Charles Civic Center.