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LISTEN: COVID-19 Weekly Update -- August 27, 2020

LISTEN: COVID-19 Weekly Update -- August 27, 2020

In light of Hurricane Laura's devastation, North Oaks Chief Medical Officer Robert Peltier, MD, and Northshore Broadcasting's Johnny Chauvin talk about how the medical community comes together in times of emergency response on Aug. 27, 2020. They also discuss the importance of flu vaccines this year, the positive impact masking is having on decreasing cases of COVID-19 in the state and the reasons behind Governor John Bel Edwards extension of phase two of reopening.

Tangi 96.5 FM and KAJUN 107.1 FM and North Oaks are providing COVID-19 weekly updates on Thursdays at 7:10 a.m. as needed.

Dr. Peltier, who is an internal medicine physician and tropical medicine specialist, serves as chief medical officer of North Oaks Health System in Hammond, Louisiana.

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