Shaymaa Abdalal and Johanna Nice, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine PhD Students, discuss their project Pass Dat Joy. Through the Sprinting to the Front Lines initiative, Pass Dat Joy is working with community organizations to provide stress-relieving art and resource tool kits to New Orleans families during the #COVID19 pandemic. Dr. Yukich and Dr. Seal discuss the request by members of the public health community to immediately reduce the number of incarcerated individuals in Orleans Justice Center before widespread COVID-19 infection takes hold. John M. Barry, an adjunct professor at Tulane University’s School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and author of “The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History,” discusses containing COVID-19 with lessons learned from the 1918 influenza pandemic. Dr. Janna Wisniewski and Dr. Julie Hernandez are assistant professors at Tulane’s School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. They are currently volunteering with the Medical Reserve Corps at a drive-through COVID-19 test center. In this video, Dr. Wisniewski and Dr. Hernandez discuss their experiences on the front lines. Epidemiologist, Lina Moses, PhD, at Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine is in Geneva coordinating research efforts with World Health Organization (WHO) and the Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network as they work to prevent the COVID-19 outbreak from spreading into a global epidemic. Dr. Thomas LaVeist, Dean of Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, discusses safe practices regarding COVID-19. New Orleans has experienced a larger share of COVID-19 cases than many cities of similar size. Our panel of experts explore some of the potential reasons why, the misconceptions at play, and the ways the city is addressing the outbreak. Featuring Dr. Ron Blanton, Dr. Juan Duchesne, Dr. David Mushatt, VPR Dr. Giovanni Piedimente, Dr. Patty Kissinger, and SOM Dean Dr. Lee Hamm.