Public Health

April 26, 2021
The schedule for COVID-19 vaccine clinics in Region 1 for the week of April 26-May 2, 2021 is listed below. Region 1 includes the parishes of Orleans, Jefferson, St. Bernard and Plaquemines.
April 24, 2021
The Louisiana Department of Health will resume use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, following a decision late Friday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
April 22, 2021
Bring Back Louisiana, the statewide grassroots effort to break down barriers to the COVID-19 vaccines, this weekend will launch its first vaccination events in the 9 pilot zip codes announced in March.
April 19, 2021
The schedule for COVID-19 vaccine clinics in Louisiana for the week of April 19-25, 2021 is listed below. Additional dates will be announced as more vaccine becomes available.
April 16, 2021
No LANG-operated sites will be open in Region 6 (Cenla), Region 7 (Northwest Louisiana) and Region 9 (North Shore).
April 13, 2021
The Louisiana Department of Health is placing a temporary pause on all administration of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine while federal health agencies investigate whether six reported cases of blood clotting were caused by the vaccine in other states. Providers in the state of Louisiana will continue to use the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines.
April 13, 2021
Following FDA and CDC recommendations, providers in Louisiana should pause administering the J&J COVID-19 vaccine immediately, and all shipments to providers will be temporarily suspended until more information is gathered.
April 12, 2021
Mobile testing for COVID-19 in Southwest Louisiana will now include two locations, both with access to rapid COVID-19 testing through Cue Health. Cue offers COVID-19 molecular point-of-care testing with results in 20 minutes.
April 12, 2021
The schedule for COVID-19 vaccine clinics in Louisiana for the week of April 12-18, 2021 is listed below. Additional dates will be announced as more vaccine becomes available.
April 12, 2021
This week, 486 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.
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