OLOL chief medical officer will be the guest speaker at Press Club on Dec. 13

Dr. Catherine O’Neal, chief medical officer with Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center, will be the guest speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, Dec. 13. Dr. O’Neal is an infectious disease specialist. She will speak about the local health concerns related to managing the COVID pandemic during the holidays and winter months, including the impact the Omicron variant could have in the metropolitan area.

Press Club meets on Mondays in the ballroom at the Drusilla Seafood Restaurant, which is located at the Drusilla Shopping Center at Drusilla Drive and Jefferson Hwy. Lunch, which is a sit-down meal served at noon, is $20 for members and $25 for nonmembers. Doors open at 11:30 a.m.

The public is invited, but only members of the Press Club and news reporters are allowed to ask questions during the question-and-answer portion of the program.