Covid-19 Vaccine Update

Published 11:56 am Monday, February 8, 2021

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St. John the Baptist Parish – Today, eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine is officially open to people 65 and older in addition to the people eligible in priority groups 1A and 1B, Tier One.
The Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) added the St. John Parish Health Unit in Reserve as an additional vaccine provider in St. John the Baptist Parish.
St. James Parish Hospital is also accepting vaccine registrations. Residents interested in receiving the COVID-19 Vaccine at St. James Parish Hospital, are asked to complete an interest form online at or call 225-265-9005 to have someone assist with registering over the phone.
Current Vaccine locations in St. John the Baptist Parish:
St. John Parish Health Unit – Reserve
473 Central Avenue, Reserve
Walmart Pharmacy
1616 W Airline Hwy., LaPlace
(985) 652-8781
1815 W. Airline Hwy., LaPlace
The Medicine Shoppe
70 Dominican Drive, LaPlace
Gem Drugs
139 Central Avenue, Reserve
The Urgent Care – LaPlace
113 Belle Terre Blvd., LaPlace
(985) 212-8631
Residents with vaccine appointments can schedule a ride with the River Parish Transit Authority by calling 985-651-1141 Monday- Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Please visit for additional information.