Roundup: BRAC business survey / Edwards views damage / COVID booster shots  

    Impact survey: The Baton Rouge Area Chamber is collecting business impact information through a short survey to get an understanding of the region’s needs following Hurricane Ida. The survey will be open here until noon Thursday. BRAC also has a list of recovery resources on its website. 

    Flyover: Gov. John Bel Edwards will visit Lafourche, Terrebonne, St. John the Baptist parishes today and fly over Grand Isle and Lafitte to survey the damage from Hurricane Ida. Christina Stephens, a spokesperson for Edwards, says via Twitter the governor was unable to make the trip Monday because their aircraft was being used for search and rescue efforts. The governor will hold a media briefing at the St. John the Baptist Emergency Preparedness Center at 10:45 a.m. 

    Vaccination round: Health experts advising the U.S. government on vaccines expressed support for giving booster shots to people vaccinated against COVID-19, starting with health care workers, nursing-home residents and others immunized earliest, The Wall Street Journal reports. However, they said the priority should remain increasing vaccinations of unvaccinated people, and that boosters shouldn’t distract or impede from doing that. Read more.