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March 02, 2021
Gov. John Bel Edwards announced today that Louisiana will move forward to Phase 3. This will bring most COVID restrictions back to where they were last September. Louisiana's statewide mask mandate, which has been in place since last July, will remain in place.
March 01, 2021
Louisiana expects its confirmed allotment of 37,900 doses of the one-shot, easier-to-use Johnson & Johnson vaccine to be delivered sometime this week.
March 01, 2021
These providers include 181 chain pharmacies (including 115 Walmart/Sam's Club and 7 CVS from retail pharmacy program), 161 independent pharmacies, 61 hospitals, 50 public health providers, 28 urgent cares, 22 federally qualified health centers (FQHCs), 22 medical practices, 13 rural health clinics (RHCs) and 22 other healthcare providers.
March 01, 2021
The more contagious U.K. variant of COVID-19 has been identified in Louisiana, and all Louisianans need to take precautions to protect themselves and their loved ones.
February 26, 2021
State and local officials will mark the start of a community vaccination clinic in North Baton Rouge on Friday that will serve as a model of community collaboration to ensure vaccines reach underserved areas.
February 22, 2021
The Louisiana Department will be holding community COVID vaccination clinics in southwestern Louisiana during the week of February 22-27, 2021.
February 22, 2021
The more contagious U.K. variant of COVID-19 has been identified in Louisiana, and all Louisianans need to take precautions to protect themselves and their loved ones.
February 22, 2021
This week, 501 vaccine providers across the state will receive very limited doses of COVID vaccine. These providers - including 168 chain pharmacies, 138 independent pharmacies, 47 hospitals, 45 public health providers, 24 urgent cares, 23 federally qualified health centers (FQHCs), 18 community events, 16 medical practices, 12 rural health clinics (RHCs), and 10 other healthcare providers - represent all nine public health regions and 64 parishes of the state.
February 18, 2021
The community vaccination clinic for North Baton Rouge residents will be held from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, February 26 and Saturday, February 27 at Living Faith Christian Center, 6375 Winbourne Ave., Baton Rouge, LA 70805.
February 18, 2021
This group brings the total population eligible in Louisiana to nearly 1.65 million people. Louisiana is currently vaccinating people in Priority Group 1B-Tier One.