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Louisiana has 3 coronavirus vaccines: Here’s how, where to get them in New Orleans area



LOUISIANA – Louisiana hit a milestone this week of administering more than one million coronavirus vaccine doses. With three vaccines now available and more doses heading to Louisiana, more people will be eligible to sign up for their vaccination.

Who’s eligible for a vaccine in Louisiana?

Louisiana is in Phase 1B, Tier 1, which accounts for 1,456,000 Louisiana residents. That includes teachers, pregnant women, people over 55 with certain health conditions and all people over 65.

Where can you get a vaccine?

Vaccines are available at more than 2,000 providers throughout the state, with 50 more providers added this week. Here’s the full list of provider locations. Scroll down for a list of public vaccination sites in Orleans Parish.

How do you make an appointment?

Whether you are getting a vaccine at your doctor’s office, pharmacy or a mass vaccination site, you need an appointment. People must contact their providers to schedule an appointment. Here are some ways you can get an appointment online:

  • Convention Center: To make an appointment at the mass vaccination site at the New Orleans Convention Center, run by LCMC, call 504-290-5200 or go online to to sign up on their patient portal to choose your time slot and location.
  • Jefferson Parish: For those residing in Jefferson Parish, you can call 504-518-4020 or go online to to fill out an online registration form.