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May 11, 2020

Jason Rogers Williams

Resolution by Councilmember Williams Advocating for Comprehensive Health Care Coverage Receives National Praise

Resolution by Councilmember Williams Advocating for Comprehensive Health Care Coverage Receives National Praise

NEW ORLEANS - At last week's regular Council meeting, Council President Jason Williams introduced a resolution urging Congressional support for universal, comprehensive health care coverage throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. Unanimously adopted Resolution R-20-125 has since been widely praised by organizations and advocates nationwide, including presidential candidate and Senator Bernie Sanders.

May 7, 2020

Jason Rogers Williams

Councilmember Williams Introduces Resolutions Advocating for Comprehensive Health Care Coverage and Vital Sanitation Measures for Local Businesses During COVID-19

Councilmember Williams Introduces Resolutions Advocating for Comprehensive Health Care Coverage and Vital Sanitation Measures for Local Businesses During COVID-19

NEW ORLEANS - At today's regular Council meeting, Council President Jason Williams introduced a resolution urging Congressional support for universal, comprehensive health care coverage throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. 

May 7, 2020

Jason Rogers Williams, Helena Moreno

Councilmembers Moreno and Williams Encourage Participation in Ochsner Antibody Study with Launch of Demonstration Video

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NEW ORLEANS - Today, Councilmembers Helena Moreno and Jason Williams strongly encouraged residents of New Orleans to sign up at TestNOLA.org to participate in a COVID-19 prevalence study led by Ochsner Health. This free study will be essential for guiding our community through the pandemic by helping officials identify hot spots; giving public health authorities insight into allocating resources and giving our friends and families more information about how to keep our neighborhoods healthy and safe.

May 6, 2020

Jason Rogers Williams, Helena Moreno

At-Large Councilmembers Moreno and Williams Launch Campaign to Promote and Encourage COVID-19 Testing

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NEW ORLEANS - Councilmembers Helena Moreno and Jason Williams are getting tested for COVID-19 on camera to show testing is safe, easy, free and coming to your neighborhood. 


Both went on camera to get a test to ease the nerves of those who are hesitant and to promote neighborhood testing sites all over the city. This is just part of their Crush The Curve New Orleans campaign to encourage access to COVID-19 testing for everyone in the city. 

May 1, 2020

Jason Rogers Williams, Helena Moreno, Jay H. Banks

Councilmembers Moreno, Williams and Banks Announce Mobile COVID-19 Testing Coming to Central City

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NEW ORLEANSCouncilmembers Helena Moreno, Jason Williams and Jay H. Banks are proud to announce the launch of mobile COVID-19 testing in Central City. In partnership with the City of New Orleans, NOLA Ready and the New Orleans Health Department and Ochsner, the drive-thru or walk-up testing will take place on Tuesday, May 5, and Wednesday, May 6, from 9 AM - 4 PM at the New Hope Baptist Church. 

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