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March 16, 2020 1:00 PM

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Get the most up-to-date information regarding COVID-19 for West Baton Rouge Parish.

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April 5, 2021 9:19 AM

COV-19 Virus
4/5/2020
COVID-19 Vaccinations
*REMINDER*
West Baton Rouge Parish partnering with Arbor Health Clinic and LDH.
Will offer a Johnson and Johnson Drive-Thru COVID-19 Vaccination Site in West Baton Rouge Parish on April 6th, 2021.
Vaccines are free to the public.
Tuesday, April 6th, 2021 7:30 a.m. -- Until at the West Baton Rouge Parish Multipurpose Riding Arena
Located at 210 Turner Dr., Port Allen, LA 70767.

The vaccine administered will be a Johnson and Johnson vaccine (only one shot necessary).

A face covering will be required for Drive-Thru Vaccinations.

There is no appointment necessary. All registration and questionnaires done on site.

ID’s are required for vaccination. Patients must be 18 or older.

Please bring medical insurance cards, Medical Insurance is not required to receive vaccine.

Patients cannot have received another vaccine within the past 14 days.
4/5/2021 8:11 AM
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February 1, 2021 1:36 PM


COV-19 Virus
2/1/2021

COVID Vaccine Update

The WBR Parish Health Unit will begin taking appointments for COVID vaccines for those that qualify under the current LDH guidelines which states that, you must be 70 years or older and vaccines will be distributed by appointment only.
To set up an appointment:
• The contact number to set up your appointment is 225-215-5219.
• Appointments will be taken during normal business hours of 8:00-5:00 Monday thru Thursday and 8:00-12:00 on Fridays.
• Mask are required to be worn inside of the WBR Health Unit to receive your COVID Vaccine.

2/1/2021 1:02 PM

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January 20, 2021 3:00 PM

COVID Vaccine Update
On January 20th, 2021 WBR Parish Officials were a part of a zoom meeting with GOSHEP and LDH. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the progress of the COVID Vaccine and its distribution. Here is what we know:
 Louisiana is in the 6th week of vaccine distribution.
 Allocation amounts are based on population, per LDH.
 Demand is still far greater than supply statewide.
o Last week alone, Louisiana Tier 1 Hospitals requested 110,000 vaccines and only 58,000 was allocated to the entire State of Louisiana.
o LDH stated there is no predictability from week to week on allocation amount for round 1 of the vaccines, but the second dose is automatic within the time frame of each vaccine.
 Vaccine distributers will be notified each Monday on the expected quantities of vaccines they will receive.
o Walgreens and Walmart are distributing vaccines in West Baton Rouge Parish.
o The WBR Health Unit is still on the list of authorized distributers and has requested vaccines. Allocations of vaccines throughout the state has not reached the health units yet but are expected to shortly.
The WBR Health Unit procedures for distributing the vaccines are in place awaiting the vaccine allocation from LDH. We will publicly announce a dedicated phone line that will schedule an appointment when the vaccines are received by the WBR Health Unit.
We encourage anyone that is requesting vaccine locations throughout the parish to CALL 211 and they will notify you of locations where vaccines are being distributed.
Residents are also encouraged to contact their health care provider should they have any question in regards to the vaccine.
1/20/2021 2:42 PM
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November 18, 2020 4:41 PM

COV-19 Virus
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11/18/2020
COVID-19

In accordance with the Governor’s proclamation for all Parishes in Phase Three and at the order of the Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control, if the parish exceeds 10% positivity for two consecutive weeks, bars in that parish must be closed for on premises consumption, unless and until the percent positivity decreases to 5% or less for two consecutive weeks.
Parish - West Baton Rouge
LDH Region - 2
Percent Positivity - (10/29 - 11/4) 13.00
Percent Positivity - (11/5 - 11/11) 10.10

Due to the positivity rate of WBR exceeding 10% for two consecutive weeks. All bars in West Baton Rouge Parish must close on premise consumption until the percent positivity decreases to 5% or less for two consecutive weeks.
11/18/2020 3:48 PM
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July 28, 2020 8:26 AM

COVID testing CANCELED for Tuesday, July 28, at the William & Lee Park due to weather.

Will be rescheduled at a later date

July 24, 2020 9:53 AM

COVID-19 Public Notice #15 (7/24/2020)

West Baton Rouge Parish partnering with Arbor Health Clinic, GOHSEP, the Louisiana Air National Guard, LDH and Southeast Community Health Systems (at the Tuesday site),
Will offer two Mobile COVID-19 Testing Sites in West Baton Rouge Parish Next Week.
Testing is free to the public.
Monday, July 27, 2020 9:00 a.m. -- 2:00 p.m. at the West Baton Rouge Community Center
Located at 749 N. Jefferson Avenue, Port Allen, Louisiana 70767.
• The laboratory to be used for processing results is eTrueNorth.
• Turnover time for results is typically 3-6 days. residents are encouraged to preregister at the following site: doineedacovid19test.com.
• A face covering will be required for Drive-Thru Testing.
• ID will be required for testing.
• All Children under 18, must be accompanied by an adult.
• There will also be staff onsite to help people register if you are unable to do so before arriving at the test site location.
Tuesday, July 28, 2020 9:00 a.m. -- 1:00 p.m. at William & Lee Park
Located at 1631 Louisiana Ave, Port Allen, LA 70767
• The planning and staffing is managed by Southeast Community Health Systems.
• A face covering will be required for Drive-Thru Testing.
• ID will be required for testing.
• All Children under 18, must be accompanied by an adult.
• Please bring medical insurance cards, Medical Insurance is not required for testing.

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