The Office of Public Health Region 2 will hold a community COVID vaccination clinic on Thursday, February 4 at the Southern University F.G. Clark Activity Center, 801 Harding Blvd., Baton Rouge 70807. The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and appointments are required to receive a vaccination.

Vaccine recipients must be part of Phase 1A or Phase 1B, Tier 1 priority groups eligible to receive a vaccine:

Phase 1A: Estimated population size: 249,000 
  • Hospital personnel 
  • Nursing home and long-term care facility residents and staff
  • Frontline responders to serve as vaccinators (EMS, law enforcement and fire personnel)
Phase 1B, Tier 1: Estimated population size: 640,000 
  • Persons ages 70 years or older
  • Health-related support personnel (labs, mortuary, pharmacy)
  • Outpatient clinic providers and clinic staff
  • Urgent care clinic providers and staff
  • Community care clinic providers and staff
  • Behavioral health clinic providers and staff
  • Dialysis patients and providers
  • Home care providers (including hospice workers) and home care recipients (including older and younger people with disabilities over the age of 16 who receive community or home-based care, as well as clients of home health agencies)
  • Dental providers and staff
  • American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters and Support Service Providers (SSPs) working in community and clinic-based settings, and clients who are both deaf and blind 
  • Students, residents, faculty and staff of allied health schools (if not already receiving vaccine or in a plan to receive from their respective schools)
Vaccine supply is extremely limited (375 doses). Make an appointment here: