There will be only one COVID-19 vaccine clinic this week in Region 9 of the Office of Public Health, which includes Livingston, St. Tammany, Washington, Tangipahoa, and St. Helena parishes, officials have announced.
The clinic will be held at the following location:
Tuesday, July 27
Where: Southeastern Louisiana University
Address: 800 West University Avenue, Hammond
Time: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Vaccine: Pfizer or Johnson & Johnson
Additional Date: July 29 (9 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
To register for any of the clinics, click the following link: https://laredcap.oph.dhh.la.gov/surveys/?s=RCD74AWXHH.
Those wanting to register can also call (985) 543-4880.
In March, the state opened vaccinations to people 18 and older (or 16 and older with the Pfizer vaccine). In May, the Pfizer vaccine was expanded to children ages 12-15.
People needing assistance are encouraged to call the state’s COVID-19 vaccine hotline at 1-855-453-0774. Hours of operation for the hotline are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday.
The hotline can help residents schedule vaccine appointments, find vaccine providers in their area and connect people with medical professionals who can answer vaccine-related questions.