City of Monroe to host ‘Vaccination Week’

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MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD) — The City of Monroe says they will host a week of vaccination events.

According to the city’s Community Affairs Department, they are working with the Office of Public Health and the Louisiana Department of Health to host a Covid-19 “Vaccination Week”.

The week long vaccination event will start May 24 and last until May 28, 2021.

Each event will be held at a different location each day. The dates, times, and locations are listed below:

  • Monday, May 24: Saul Adler and Liller Marbles Community Centers in Monroe, 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday May 26: Emily P. Robinson and Henrietta Johnson Community Centers in Monroe, 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Friday May 28: Harvey Benoit and Powell Street Community Centers in Monroe, 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

The city says their goal is to increase access to the Covid-19 vaccine.

Organizers say those who participate will have the choice to get the Pfizer (2 shots) and the Johnson & Johnson ( 1 shot) on hand. They went on to say the vaccine is free and there is no need to reregister, but the second shot will be scheduled at the time you get your first shot.

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