Immunization News

December 14, 2021
The Louisiana community-based monoclonal antibody (mAb) treatment sites will temporarily close at various times during the holidays.
December 14, 2021
More than 2.29 million Louisianans - nearly 50 percent of the state's population - became fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in the first year of vaccinations.
December 10, 2021
This brings the total number of Omicron cases in our state to 45 - 40 probable and 5 confirmed. The first confirmed Omicron case in Louisiana was identified on December 3.
December 10, 2021
To receive the booster dose, individuals must be at least six months past their Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine series completion date.
December 03, 2021
The Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) is reporting its first probable case of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 in Louisiana.
November 30, 2021
Louisiana residents now have until December 31, 2021 to get their vaccine at a participating community-based site as listed on ShotFor100.com. As of November 29, more than 34,300 debit cards have been distributed through Shot For 100.
November 29, 2021
People who are vaccinated and eligible for a booster need to use this time to get their boosters. Those who are not vaccinated should get vaccinated.
November 23, 2021
The Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) is partnering with the Bayou Classic and the National Medical Association to offer free COVID-19 vaccines at Bayou Classic events this Friday, Nov. 26 and Saturday, Nov. 27. Adults and children getting their first shots will receive a $100 Shot for 100 debit card.
November 18, 2021
The event will also feature activities for the entire family including live music, free food, a photo booth, door prizes and one hour of free play at Quarters.
November 17, 2021
"With the winter holidays approaching again, we want families to have maximum protection as they celebrate together," said State Health Officer Dr. Joseph Kanter.
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