Immunization News

August 15, 2022
Dr. Courtney N. Phillips, Secretary of the Louisiana Department of Health, says preventing infectious diseases is one key area of improvement for the health of Louisiana residents.
July 26, 2022
Unlike the mRNA vaccines developed by Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna, the Novavax vaccine is a protein-based shot.
July 21, 2022
The fun-filled event will take place from 4-8 p.m. at the Where Y'Art Works gallery located at 1901 Royal St. in New Orleans.
June 20, 2022
All Louisiana children ages 6 months and up are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, following the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) accepting the recommendation of its Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorization of the three-dose Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine and the two-dose Moderna vaccine.
June 18, 2022
The Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) welcomes the recommendation by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration to begin offering the COVID vaccine to all children ages 6 months and up.
June 09, 2022
This is a virtual session bringing together Louisianans who have engaged in COVID-19 outreach, education, and vaccination efforts to share what has worked and not worked, discuss best practices, and ideas for the future.
May 20, 2022
CDC now recommends children ages 5-11 should receive a booster shot five months after their initial Pfizer-BioNTech series.
May 18, 2022
The Louisiana Department of Health today reaffirms its official recommendation that all eligible children receive the COVID-19 vaccine to protect themselves and their families.
March 22, 2022
Sites affected include Lafayette Parish Health Unit Clifton Chenier Complex and St. Martin Parish Health Unit.
March 10, 2022
The Louisiana Department of Health has launched its new COVID-19 Support Hotline, which merges the former contact tracing hotline and the COVID-19 vaccine hotline to provide the general public one convenient resource to get their COVID-19 and vaccine questions answered.
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