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COVID-19 vaccine now available to Louisianans 16 and older with certain health conditions

BY: - March 9, 2021

Gov. John Bel Edwards expanded access to COVID-19 vaccines in Louisiana on Tuesday, adding people 16 and older who have at least one qualifying medical condition and those who work in prisons, group homes and other congregate living facilities to the list of eligible recipients. The announcement comes on the one-year anniversary of Louisiana’s first […]

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Louisiana will make many more people eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine Tuesday

BY: - March 8, 2021

Gov. John Bel Edwards is expected to greatly expand access to the COVID-19 vaccines in Louisiana Tuesday, adding people with more than 20 health conditions and those who work in jails and prisons to the list of those eligible to receive them. Health care providers who didn’t want to be named shared an expanded list […]

Charlotte Bertrand, of St. Francisville Pharmacy, believes she will give out 100 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine by the end of the week.

Louisiana pharmacies overwhelmed as COVID-19 vaccine eligibility expands

BY: - January 5, 2021

Louisiana pharmacies selected to receive COVID-19 vaccinations that can be used to inoculate people 70 years old and above were inundated with phone calls after the state made their business names and locations public Monday morning (Jan. 4). “The phone just doesn’t stop ringing,” said pharmacist Constance Rabalais of Sentry Drug of Marksville. “I’ve never […]

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7 Things You Need To Know About Louisiana’s COVID-19 Vaccine Plan

BY: - January 4, 2021

Louisiana is entering its fourth week of COVID-19 vaccine distribution, and the number of people who qualify for the first vaccine shot is tripling. An additional 640,000 people in Louisiana are now eligible to receive the first shot of the vaccines starting Monday (Jan. 4) — bringing the total number of people who are eligible […]