Connect with us


COVID-19 vaccination clinics announced for Region 9



MONROE, La. – Region 9 of the Office of Public Health — which includes Livingston, St. Tammany, Washington, Tangipahoa, and St. Helena parishes — will hold multiple COVID-19 vaccine clinics May 10-16, officials have announced.

Of the four upcoming clinics in Region 9, one will be held in Livingston Parish.

Clinics will be held at the following locations:

Tuesday, May 11

Where: Livingston Parish Health Unit

Address: 20399 Government Blvd., Livingston

Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Wednesday, May 12

Where: Florida Parishes Arena

Address: 1301 NW Central Avenue, Amite

Time: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Friday, May 14

Where: St. Tammany Parish Fairgrounds

Address: 1304 N. Columbia Street, Covington

Time: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Saturday, May 15

Where: St. Helena Fifth Ward Recreation District

Address: 31676 La. 16, Amite

Time: 12-4 p.m.

To register for any of the clinics, click the following link:

Those wanting to register can also call (985) 543-4880.

As of the latest data, nearly 2.8 million vaccine doses have been administered across the state, with more than 1.3 million residents becoming fully-vaccinated.

In March, the state opened vaccinations to people 18 and older (or 16 and older with the Pfizer vaccine).

People needing assistance are encouraged to call the state’s newly-launched 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.