378 vaccine providers across Louisiana to receive COVID vaccine this week

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BATON ROUGE, La. — The Louisiana Department of Health announced that 378 vaccine providers across the state will receive a very limited number of doses of the COVID vaccine this week.

The providers include 112 chain pharmacies, 127 independent pharmacies, 52 hospitals, 15 community health centers, 6 rural health clinics, 28 public health providers, and 38 other healthcare sites.

These vaccines will be available only for the following people in Phase 1B, Tier 1: 

  • Persons 65 and older
  • Dialysis providers and patients
  • Ambulatory and outpatient providers and staff
    • Behavioral health providers and staff
    • Urgent care clinic providers and staff
    • Community care providers and staff
    • Dental providers and staff
  • Professional 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)
  • Interpreters and Support Service Providers (SSPs) working in community and clinic-based settings, and clients who are both deaf and blind
  • Health-related support personnel (lab staff, mortuary staff who have contact with corpses, pharmacy staff)
  • Schools of allied health students, residents and staff

To see a full list of the providers in our region, click here.

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