Covid-19 Vaccination News
Louisiana Public Health Institute and Louisiana Department of Health to host tele-town halls on COVID-19 vaccine
April 01, 2021
The goal of these events is to provide information about the COVID-19 vaccine, dispel myths and answer direct questions from participants. The dialogue will also focus on equitable health outcomes for all Louisianans, especially the African American community who has been disproportionately impacted by COVID-19.
March 29, 2021
All Louisiana residents ages 18 and older are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. The Pfizer vaccine is available to anyone 16 years and older.
March 25, 2021
To authorize licensed phlebotomists to administer the Pfizer, Moderna, and Janssen COVID-19 vaccines by protocol in lieu of a patient-specific order from a physician or prescribing practioner.
March 24, 2021
All Louisianans 16 years old or older will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine beginning Monday, March 29, following news from the federal government that Louisiana’s allocation of vaccine doses will significantly increase next week, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced today.
March 22, 2021
This week, 652 vaccine providers across the state will receive very limited doses of COVID vaccine. These providers include national and independent pharmacies, public health providers, clinics and physician offices, hospitals and others.
March 15, 2021
The schedule for COVID-19 vaccine clinics in Region 7 for the week of March 15-19, 2021 is listed below. Region 7 includes the parishes of Caddo, Bossier, Webster, Caliborne, Bienville, Natchitoches, Sabine, DeSoto, Red River. Vaccines are by appointment only for anyone meeting eligibility criteria.
March 15, 2021
The schedule for COVID-19 vaccine clinics in Region 6 for the week of March 15-19, 2021 is listed below. Region 6 includes the parishes of Rapides, Vernon, Avoyelles, Concordia, Catahoula, LaSalle, Grant and Winn. Vaccines are by appointment only for anyone meeting eligibility criteria.