Local pharmacies start to administer vaccine; Here's the list
Department of Health: 107 pharmacies in 51 parishes will start receiving COVID vaccine today
Baton Rouge, La--- Starting today, Louisiana will begin receiving the first very limited doses of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine that will be available at 107 pharmacies across the state.
The vaccines will be available only for those in Phase 1B, Tier One:
People who are 70 years of age and above;
Home health services patients and staff;
Ambulatory/outpatient health care personnel;
Residents, students and staff of schools of allied health; and
People being treated for end stage renal disease (patients on dialysis).
LDH has published the list of participating pharmacies, along with their locations and contact information, on its website: covidvaccine.la.gov
Here are the locations in the 5 Florida Parishes:
Miley Meds Pharmacy (985) 256-7222. 64288 Highway 41 Pearl River.
John's Pharmacy in Albany (225) 567-1921. 29148 S. Montpelier Avenue
Greensburg Family Pharmacy. (225) 222-4279. 6166 Highway 10.
Floyd's Family Pharmacy. (985) 386-2232. 1625 Highway 51 North. Ponchatoula.
Creel's Family Pharmacy. (985) 848-5555. 26496 Highway 62. Franklinton
Chris' Pharmacy & Gifts of Port Vincent (225) 698-6888 18590 Highway 16
Bernard's Family Pharmacy. (225) 667-4286. 34876 Highway 1019. Denham Springs
Baham Pharmacy & Wellness. (985) 273-5099. 3916 Highway 22. Mandeville
Ochsner Pharmacy and Wellness Slidell (985) 639-3726 1051 Gause Blvd.
Ochsner Pharmacy and Wellness Center Covington. (985) 871–2549 1000 Ochsner Blvd.
Albertsons/Savon #714. (985) 345-4901. 1801 W Thomas Street. Hammond
Schilling Pharmacy (905) 229-2501. 210 Avenue G. Kentwood
Springfield Drug Store. (225) 294-5045. 31696 Highway 22
Eligible residents must contact a participating pharmacy and make an appointment at the pharmacy. Patients who arrive without an appointment will not be vaccinated.
Do not arrive at a location without an appointment.
These 107 pharmacies — 45 chain pharmacies and 62 independent pharmacies — represent 51 parishes and all nine public health regions of the state.
The Louisiana Department of Health is coordinating the COVID-19 vaccine distribution effort in Louisiana. As more vaccines become available from the CDC, more individuals and groups will be offered a vaccination.
The goal is to provide everyone with the opportunity to get vaccinated against COVID.