NEW ORLEANS — All residents ages 16 and older are eligible to get vaccinated against COVID-19 in Louisiana.
There are three COVID-19 vaccines currently in use: the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, the Moderna vaccine, and the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
The Louisiana Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that all three vaccines are 100% effective at preventing serious hospitalizations and deaths from COVID-19.
The federal government is making vaccines available at no cost. Residents do not need insurance to get the vaccine. If you do have insurance, it may be billed but the vaccine will be no cost to you.
“Having a large portion of the population vaccinated is our best shot at a return to some form of normalcy,” the LDH said. “Based on conversations with our federal partners, we are encouraged that Louisiana will receive enough doses to vaccinate everyone who wants a shot.”
Click here for a list of COVID-19 Vaccine Locations in Louisiana.
The COVID-19 vaccine data published below is via the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals.
Click here for a map of the LDH regions.
Initiated vaccine series counts all individuals who have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine in a non-trial setting. Individuals are still counted as having initiated their vaccine series even after they complete said series.
Completed vaccine series counts all individuals who have received the recommended number of doses of a given COVID-19 vaccine and are not recommended to receive any more. Individuals who have completed their vaccine series are also counted as having initiated their vaccine series.
Unvaccinated is calculated by subtracting the number of individuals who have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine from the total population of the specific region.