Covid-19 Vaccination News
January 23, 2021
The Louisiana Department of Health has confirmed an outbreak connected to Louisiana Classic Wrestling Tournament held at Lamar Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales on January 15-16, 2021. The Department has received more than 20 reports of athletes, staff and attendees testing positive for COVID-19.
January 22, 2021
Today, Governor John Bel Edwards announced the launch of COVID Defense, Louisiana's exposure notification mobile application for iPhone, Google and Android phones to slow the spread of COVID-19.
January 19, 2021
Those eligible to volunteer include retired physicians and osteopaths, nurses, pharmacists, dentists, paramedics and emergency medical technicians, and physician's assistants. Volunteers will help provide vaccines when they become more widely available to the public in late spring or summer.
January 18, 2021
This week, 298 vaccine providers across the state will receive very limited doses of COVID vaccine.
January 15, 2021
The Louisiana Department of Health confirmed the state will receive 29,250 doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine and 28,900 doses of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine over the course of next week.
January 11, 2021
This week, 209 vaccine providers across the state will receive very limited doses of COVID vaccine.
January 05, 2021
Reminder: LDH cannot make appointments at participating pharmacies for eligible residents. LDH has published the list of participating pharmacies, along with their locations and contact information, on its website. Eligible residents must contact a participating pharmacy and make an appointment at the pharmacy.
January 04, 2021
Starting today, Louisiana will begin receiving the first very limited doses of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine that will be available at 107 pharmacies across the state.
Louisiana Pharmacies to Begin Receiving COVID Vaccine for the Elderly, Additional Health Care Workers on January 4
December 31, 2020
Gov. John Bel Edwards announced that doses of the COVID-19 vaccine will be available to pharmacies statewide in limited supply beginning January 4 to be administered to people 70 and older and additional health care workers.
December 22, 2020
The Moderna Vaccine Call Center is available from 8am to 8pm EST, Monday through Friday and can be reached at 1-866-MODERNA (1-866-663-3762). They are available to support providers as they begin vaccinations and can assist in answering any Moderna Vaccine questions in real-time.