COVID-19 VACCINE UPDATES

SouthStar Urgent Care is partnering with the Louisiana Department of Health to coordinate the COVID-19 vaccine distribution and administration effort in Louisiana. The release of this vaccine will have a tiered approach with fast-paced updates please refer to this page for guidance on vaccine information, availability, and distribution.

As more vaccines become available from the CDC, more individuals and groups will be offered vaccinations. For added peace of mind, once you have recevied your vaccine you can use this app created by the CDC to help document post vaccine activity: https://vsafe.cdc.gov/.

 

CDC FACTS ABOUT COVID-19 VACCINES
 
CDC U.S. COVID-19 VACCINE PRODUCT INFORMATION
 
LDH COVID-19 VACCINATION INFORMATION
 

Updated as of January 11, 2021:

Who is eligible to receive the vaccine?
PHASE 1A

Hospital Personnel, Nursing home/long-term care facilities residents and staff, First Responders to serve as vaccinators (EMS, fire personnel, law enforcement)

PHASE 1B, TIER 1

Persons 70 years old and older, Outpatient clinic providers and clinic staff, Urgent Care clinic providers and staff, Community Care clinic providers and staff, Behavioral Health clinic providers and staff, Dialysis providers and recipients, Dental providers and staff.

What vaccines are available?
AVAILABLE VACCINES IN THE UNITED STATES
 
Click Here to learn about Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine
 
Click Here to learn about Moderna Vaccine
Where are vaccines available?

As of January 4th, the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) will be sending limited doses out to local pharmacies throughout the state to ensure access across all parishes.

Click Here to View Updated LDH Location List
Current SouthStar Locations with Vaccine Availability:

SouthStar Commercial Response Unit, Youngsville, LA click here to register online

 

All vaccines require an online sign up to reserve your spot in line. Due to limited inventory available, sign up spots will be available while supplies last and reserved for the noted priority population guidance from LDH