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December 17, 2020

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: 2020-12-17

Duration: 00:52:16

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


  • Edwards, John Bel Speaker
  • Davis, Takeisha Speaker
  • Kanter, Joseph Speaker


This press conference from December 17, 2020, features Governor John Bel Edwards discussing the state’s ongoing response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. He discusses the first week of the state’s distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine to health care workers around the state. It also includes comments by Dr. Takeisha Davis, the CEO of New Orleans East Hospital, and Dr. Joseph Kanter, the interim assistant secretary for the Office of Public Health at the Louisiana Department of Health