February 4 – LSU Health Shreveport’s Center of Excellence for Emerging Viral Threats (CEEVT) is pleased to announce additional dates and locations for COVID-19 vaccinations. As of today, those eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine remains Louisiana residents age 70 and over. While pre-registration is requested, it is not required. To preregister, go to the LSU Health Shreveport website at www.lsuhs.edu.
Anyone interested in receiving the vaccine should bring their ID and insurance information.
Those under age 70 may also pre-register to receive the vaccine. Appointment times will be emailed once an individual meets the Louisiana Department of Health criteria to receive the vaccine.
Friday, February 5
First and second doses of the vaccine will be available:
Louisiana State Fair Ground3701 Hudson Drive8 am to-3:30 pm
Monday, February 8 – Wednesday, February 10
First doses of the vaccine will be administered:
Louisiana State Fair Grounds3701 Hudson Drive8 am to-3:30 pm.
Tuesday, February 9
Parking lot of the former Outlet Mall 700 Factory Outlet Drive 10 am to 2pm
Thursday, February 11
Former Wal-Mart Parking lot 10 am to 2pm
Future offering of vaccines by the CEEVT reflect a continued collaboration with CHRISTUS Shreveport-Bossier Health System and Willis-Knighton Health System. The goal of this community healthcare collaboration is to provide the fastest possible access to the COVID-19 vaccine.
About LSU Health Shreveport – LSU Health Shreveport (LSUHS) is one of two Health Sciences Centers of the Louisiana State University System and one of only 154 in the nation. LSU Health Shreveport is home to the School of Medicine, School of Graduate Studies and School of Allied Health Professions, and a robust research enterprise, which has made a significant impact on the COVID-19 response in Louisiana, region and nation.