Shreveport-Bossier COVID-19 update: Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards has instituted a gradual reopening of many businesses with occupancy restrictions, enhanced sanitation, social distancing, personal protection equipment and other appropriate protection measures necessary to protect the health and safety of the people in Louisiana. Although many businesses have been approved for limited reopening, some nonessential businesses will remain closed to the public. Before you visit a business, please call to confirm that they are open, and to find out what restrictions are being enforced.
Racism and intolerance are problems that have plagued our communities and our nation for far too long. It’s time we all take a hard stance against it. The events of the last few months have highlighted the disparities, undue police brutality and systematic racism against Black people. The Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau wants our staff, partners, clients, and visitors to know that we condemn racism in any form and support fairer and more just treatment for Black people and all people marginalized and discriminated against for any reason. We want to promote unity and peace within our community.