2020

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Airs Sunday, May 31, 2020, at 6 p.m. Hosted by Lulu Garcia-Navarro, this special report features the best of NPR's reporting on the coronavirus crisis over the past week, with a focus on the latest science, wide-scale impacts, and things you can do to stay safe.

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Airs Thursday, May 21, 2020, at 6 p.m. Our host Dr. Randall Brewer will be joined by Dr. Keith Scott, Professor of Pediatrics, Surgery & Medicine at LSU Health Shreveport, and Dr. Jennifer Singh, Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine at the Feist-Weiller Cancer Center and is Board Certified in Lifestyle as Medicine. Dr. Scott will let us know the latest on clinical trials for treatment of COVID-19 at LSUHS, and Dr. Singh will inform us about the mobile testing unit that is testing for coronavirus in some of our most at risk communities.

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Airs Thursday, May 7, 2020, at 6 p.m. Airs Thursday, May 7, 2020, at 6 p.m. Tune in for Health Matters Thursday, May 7, 2020, at 6 p.m. Dr. Shelley Visconte will host a discussion on how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting mental health with guests Dr. Jennifer Russell and Ashley Rice PLPC with Goebel, Vigen and Associates. Questions will be taken at 1-800-552-8502.

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Testing, Research, & Whether or Not Louisiana is Ready to Open Up

Airs Thursday, April 30, 2020, at 6 p.m. Hosted by Dr. Randall Brewer, this Health Matters continues with the latest information and updates on the COVID-19 pandemic and how it is affecting our area. LSU Health Shreveport has been one of the medical centers on the forefront of tackling this disease through testing and research, and Dr. G.E. Ghali, Chancellor of LSU Health Shreveport, talks about these efforts and his thoughts on opening up our state and city.

Pledge Drive Update

Mar 13, 2020

Due to the serious nature of the situation regarding COVID-19, for the health and safety of our volunteers at Red River Radio, we have decided to proceed with our Spring Fund Drive through March 20 but limit our volunteer pool and visitors to our studio location.
   We love our volunteers and thank them for their time and efforts, but don’t want to potentially expose anyone to unnecessary risks.

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Airs, Tuesday, March 3, 2020, at 7 p.m. NPR and Red River Radio will provide live special coverage as the results come in from 14 state, Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, and Virginia will all hold their presidential primaries on that date. NPR will follow the day’s developments and bring you results as they come in.