Category Archives: COVID-19 Resources

‘Acadiana To Geaux’ Asking Residents To Order From Local Restaurants On Thursday

‘Acadiana To Geaux’ Asking Residents To Order From Local Restaurants On Thursday

‘Acadiana To Geaux’ is asking residents to order take out or delivery from local restaurants on Thursday.  The coronavirus threat has really affected the hospitality industry.  This is just one way we can show our support and they are asking to do so again today, Thursday, April 23rd. ‘Acadiana to Geaux’ is a part of…MORE

Lourdes Urgent Care to Offer Rapid COVID-19 Molecular Test

Lourdes Urgent Care to Offer Rapid COVID-19 Molecular Test

Lourdes Urgent Care to Offer Rapid COVID-19 Molecular Test Results from Abbott Rapid COVID-19 Molecular Test are ready in as little as 5 minutes Lafayette, LA – April 9th, 2020 – Starting Friday, April 10th Lourdes Urgent Care will begin testing Lafayette area residents for the COVID-19 virus. Patients that qualify for the Abbott ID…MORE

Lost My Tips Fund Set Up For Downtown Service Industry Employees

Lost My Tips Fund Set Up For Downtown Service Industry Employees

Click to donate>>>> Social Entertainment – The recent COVID-19 related closures of restaurants and bars have had an enormous financial impact on our service industry workers. The goal of this fundraiser is to bring financial support to service industry employees who: * work(ed) at LOCALLY OWNED restaurants, bars, and venues in the Downtown Lafayette District *Employees…MORE

Local Schools Will Be Distributing Lunches For Students

Local Schools Will Be Distributing Lunches For Students

Acadia Parish From Acadia Parish School Board’s Website – The Acadia Parish School System, after re-assessing a number of variables associated with and not limited to the following: the availability of PPE (personal protective equipment), availability of staff and maintaining a safe working environment, reviewing USDA meal component requirements, etc. will provide a modified Grab-N-Go meal…MORE

A List of Companies Hiring In Acadiana

A List of Companies Hiring In Acadiana

In a recent story from The Advocate, LEDA released a list of companies hiring in Acadiana.  With the threat of COVID-19, many small businesses had to temporarily close, or change the way they are doing business due to the recent Stay at Home Order.  Sadly, some employees were laid off.   But there is hope,…MORE

List of COVID-19 Testing Sites In Acadiana

List of COVID-19 Testing Sites In Acadiana

Here’s the latest list of testing sites in Acadiana from La. Dept of Health Cajundome 444 Cajundome Blvd, Lafayette 8:30am-10:30am Pre-screening phone #: 311 or 534-TEST. Please bring picture ID and insurance card. North Lewis Elementary 604 N. Lewis St, New Iberia 9:00am-12:00pm Pre-screening patients at these two #s: 337-374-7421 and 337-374-7420. Please bring picture…MORE

Criteria For COVID-19 Screening

Criteria For COVID-19 Screening

Lafayette Consolidated Government, Lafayette General Health and Our Lady of Lourdes have released a chart to determine who should get tested for COVID-19 at Lafayette parish’s screening locations. For more information, call 311 (in Lafayette Parish) or (337) 534-TEST. In order to be screened, a potential patient should: Show symptoms including coughing and/or shortness of…MORE

Drew Brees, Wife To Donate $5M To The State of Louisiana

Drew Brees, Wife To Donate $5M To The State of Louisiana

Drew Brees continues to show support for Louisiana. In a recent Instagram post he and his wife Brittany will donate $5 Million to the State of Louisiana in response to the Coronavirus pandemic. View this post on Instagram Brittany and I are committing $5,000,000 to the State of Louisiana in 2020. The priority now is…MORE

UPDATE: 2020 Tokyo Olympics Postponed Due To COVID-19

UPDATE: 2020 Tokyo Olympics Postponed Due To COVID-19

UPDATE: 3/30/2020 – The International Olympic Committee has set new dates for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, July 23- August 8, 2021, in and around Tokyo. ___________________________ The 2020 Olympics in Tokyo will be postponed due to the coronavirus and will more than likely not take place until 2021. This marks the first time in history…MORE

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