COVID Vaccine update

Published 12:37 pm Monday, February 22, 2021

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St. John the Baptist Parish – The Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) has made limited amounts of the Covid-19 vaccine available at selection locations for persons in priority groups 1A and 1B, Tier One.
Per LDH, starting today, teachers & support staff working at K-12 schools and daycares, non-emergency medical transportation staff, pregnant persons, and people 55-64 years old with one or more health conditions defined by the CDC will be eligible to receive the COVID vaccine. For a complete list, please visit
Patients must contact a participating location for an appointment.
Current vaccine locations in St. John the Baptist Parish as per the LDH website:
Teche Action Clinic – Reserve
471 Central Avenue, Reserve
Walmart Pharmacy
1616 W Airline Hwy., LaPlace
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
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.