All Louisiana Essential Workers Now Eligible for COVID Vaccine
Today, Monday, March 22, all essential workers in Louisiana are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Whether you have an underlying health condition or not, all essential workers 16 and up are now eligible.
Gov. John Bel Edwards said today, "...additional workers in key sectors will be able to get their vaccines, which is good news for tens of thousands of Louisianans who have helped keep our state running during these very trying times."
Remember, at most locations you need to make an appointment to get the vaccine. Vaccines are being supplied to every parish in Louisiana and hundreds of providers are participating in the distribution. For more info or to find a location near you in SWLA, click here.
Starting today, the Priority Group 1-8, essential workers in the following areas of employment, are eligible: postal, law enforcement, first responders, food service and grocery stores, manufacturing, construction, clergy, transportation, media, judiciary, faculty and staff at colleges and universities.
For the complete list of essential workers now eligible for the COVID vaccine, click here.