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COVID-19: Opioid Deaths (2021)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2021-10-08

Duration: 00:04:22

Subjects: COVID-19 pandemic | Opioids | Drug addiction | Mental Health | Drugs


  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • Moore, Hillar, III Interviewee
  • Daily, John Interviewee
  • Wilson, Nell Interviewee


This segment from the October 8, 2021, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kara St. Cyr’s report on the increase in opioid-related deaths in Louisiana during the COVID-19 pandemic. She interviews: East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney Hillar Moore; John Daily, special projects director; and Nell Wilson of the Louisiana Opioid Surveillance Program.