The Emerging Viral Threat (EVT) Lab at LSU Health Shreveport was set up and fully functioning in less than two weeks to address the need for faster detection and increased testing for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
Shreveport Common was named a community partner as part of a Brownfields grant received by the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LADEQ). DEQ received the $800,000 grant from EPA on Friday, May 8, for the Louisiana Brownfields Cleanup Revolving Loan Funds to support clean-.
Sci-Port Discovery Center, a major regional attraction closed since the "stay at home" ruling in early March, will be tentatively reopening on June 5. This reopening will include the new 12,000-square-feet Gallery of Intrigue, and will also celebrate the return of six popular hands-on science displays after an extensive refurbishing.