BATON ROUGE, La. - Baton Rouge Legislators, Representatives C. Denise Marcelle, Barbara W. Carpenter, and Louisiana State Senator Regina Barrow have teamed up to launch a new billboard campaign to stop the spread of COVID-19 in the area.
"I have witnessed first-hand the devastating effects of COVID," said Representative Marcelle. "It's crucial that we take all necessary steps to protect ourselves and our loved ones. Our new campaign aims to promote vaccinations and encourage residents to follow the guidelines recommended by the Louisiana Department of Health to reduce the spread of the virus."
The "Join Us! Get Vaccinated and Stay Alive!" billboards will feature the three legislators and will be displayed throughout Baton Rouge for several weeks. The campaign is designed to inspire residents to take necessary precautions and vaccinations, which will help minimize the spread of COVID-19.
Representative Carpenter emphasized the importance of community involvement in the fight against COVID-19, "We all have a role to play in slowing down the spread of COVID-19. This means adhering to public health guidelines, vaccinating, wearing masks, and encouraging others to do the same. This campaign is vital in our efforts to protect our community and end this pandemic."
Senator Barrow added, "The pandemic has affected our community significantly, and we must work together to protect one another.”
With COVID-19 cases on the rise, the legislators' campaign comes at a critical time. The highly contagious Omicron variant is present, and it's vital for Baton Rouge residents to follow all necessary precautions to keep themselves and others safe.
The campaign aims to inspire Baton Rouge residents to act and do their part in the fight against COVID-19. "Together, we can make a real difference in the fight against this virus," said Representative Marcelle.
The campaign is a vital step in the legislators' efforts to protect the Baton Rouge community from COVID-19 and prevent further devastation. The message of the billboards is clear: "Join Us! Get Vaccinated and Stay Alive!"
Information about the "Join Us! Get Vaccinated and Stay Alive!" campaign can be found in local barber shops, beauty shops, and churches across Baton Rouge.