Walmart Hosts COVID-19 Community Vaccine Event in LaPlace
LaPlace, La. – (April 26, 2021) – Walmart’s licensed pharmacists will be administering COVID-19 vaccines in LaPlace during a drive-thru clinic at the Walmart Supercenter located at 1616 W. Airline Highway, starting Thursday, April 29 through Monday, May 3 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Eligible patients can schedule a vaccine appointment via the Walmart website. The location is also accepting drive-up patients without appointments, making it convenient to get vaccinated.
The community event will be administering the Pfizer vaccine, which is available to persons 16 and older. The second dose appointment will be made while administering the first vaccination round. Patients need to bring a current insurance card, including their red, white and blue Medicare card, to the appointment, if they have them. However, proof of insurance is not required and there is no cost to receive the vaccine.
Walmart and Sam’s Club pharmacies will continue supporting states and the federal government to help increase the accessibility and availability of COVID-19 vaccines. To stay up to date on how Walmart and Sam’s Club are supporting the vaccine rollout, visit https://corporate.walmart.com/covid-vaccine.
About Walmart in Louisiana
Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT) helps people around the world save money and live better – anytime and anywhere – in retail stores, online and through their mobile devices. In Louisiana we serve customers at 137 retail units and online through Walmart Online Grocery and Walmart.com. We are proud to employ 35,881 associates in Louisiana. Walmart supports local businesses, spending $403.8 million with Louisiana suppliers in fiscal year 2021 and supporting 31,287 supplier jobs. Walmart continues to be a leader in employment opportunity, sustainability, and corporate philanthropy. In fiscal year 2021, Walmart and the Walmart Foundation contributed more than $14.2 million in cash and in-kind donations to local nonprofits in Louisiana. Learn more at corporate.walmart.com.