Press Releases

June 16, 2021

EBRCOA Host Annual “Beat the Heat” Fan Distribution & Food Pantry Giveaway

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana (6/16/2021) – The East Baton Rouge Council on Aging announced today that they will host the distribution of fans as part of its Annual “Beat the Heat” Fan Distribution on Thursday, June 17th at 12pm at The Lotus Center located at 1701 Main Street. The Fan Distribution is in conjunction with the Parish-wide Food Pantry Giveaway, which is also scheduled for Thursday at The Lotus Center. Fans and groceries will be distributed until supplies are exhausted.
June 16, 2021

EBRCOA Host Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting of the Ageless Circle

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana (6/16/2021) – The East Baton Rouge Council on Aging (EBRCOA) is thrilled to host the Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the Ageless Circle located at 3820 Gus Young Avenue, Baton Rouge, LA 70802. The official ceremony will begin at 10:30 a.m. sharp.
April 7, 2021

EBRCOA Approved to Begin Construction of Lotus Village Senior Living Community

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana (3/5/2021) – The East Baton Rouge Council on Aging (EBRCOA) is excited to announce the start of a weekly pop-up vaccination clinic every Wednesday and Thursday at The EBRCOA Lotus Center 1701 Main Street, 70802 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The weekly clinic will start Wednesday, March 10, 2021.
March 5, 2021

EBRCOA Begins Weekly Pop-Up Vaccination Clinic on Wednesday, March 10th

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana (3/5/2021) – The East Baton Rouge Council on Aging (EBRCOA) is excited to announce the start of a weekly pop-up vaccination clinic every Wednesday and Thursday at The EBRCOA Lotus Center 1701 Main Street, 70802 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The weekly clinic will start Wednesday, March 10, 2021.
January 19, 2021

EBRCOA Cancels Vaccine Drive-Thru Distribution Event in Zachary

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana (1/19/2021) – The East Baton Rouge Council on Aging (EBRCOA) is devastated to announce the cancelation of the Southeast Community Health System’s COVID-19 Vaccine Drive-Thru Distribution Event previously scheduled for Wednesday, January 20th at 9:00 a.m. at their Zachary Senior Center located at 3541 Highway 19, Baton Rouge, LA 70791.
January 10, 2021

EBRCOA Facilitates COVID-19 Vaccines to Seniors Ages 70 and Older

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana (01/10/2021) – Team EBRCOA is excited to announce our new amazing community partnership with the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals, the City of Baton Rouge, and Albertsons Companies to host a Pop-Up COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic for seniors ages 70 and older at the EBRCOA downtown Lotus Senior Center at 1701 Main Street. The clinic will be Tuesday, January 12th thru Thursday, January 14th from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
November 29, 2020

EBRCOA COVID-19 Return to Work Plan

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana (11/29/2020) – As Governor John Bel Edwards announced on November 24, 2020, there has been an aggressive surge in COVID-19 in our area and the East Baton Rouge Council on Aging has positioned its operations to return to Phase II. Phase II operations will consist of providing all staff with a “COVID-19 Return to Work Plan” which outlines that essential employees will return to the office beginning Monday, November 30th.
November 16, 2020

EBRCOA Closure Due to Increase in COVID-19 Cases

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana (11/29/2020) – EBRCOA will temporarily close all offices and facilities at the close of business Tuesday, November 17th. We plan to reopen on Monday, November 30th. The closure is an act of safety and precaution to prevent COVID-19 exposure and spread. During the closure, we encourage seniors to review our virtual activities on website, YouTube page and Facebook page.
November 11, 2020

EBRCOA Provides Seniors Thanksgiving Dinners & Frozen Turkeys

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana (11/11/2020) – The East Baton Rouge Council on Aging is hosting two (2) events to ensure the seniors of EBR Parish have a festive Thanksgiving and a great holiday meal! The purpose of these events are to combat senior hunger and provide the aging population of this parish the opportunity to enjoy a wonderful meal that many may not be privy to during this holiday season due to finances, health issues, or the current pandemic.
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