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COVID-19 vaccine event to be held Friday in Opelousas

COVID-19 vaccine
Posted at 4:47 PM, Feb 25, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-25 17:47:49-05

A COVID-19 vaccine event will be held Friday in Opelousas.

Vaccines will be available by appointment only from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. at the St. Landry Parish School Board, located at 1013 E. Creswell Lane.

To schedule an appointment, call 337-678-9000. You must have an appointment to be vaccinated.

Vaccination is only available for those in the current eligibility group:

• Persons 65 years of age or older
• Dialysis patients
• Persons 55-64 years with at least one of the following conditions: Cancer, Chronic kidney
disease, COPD, Down Syndrome, Heart Conditions, Immunocompromised from solid organ
transplant, Obesity, Severe Obesity, Sickle Cell Disease, Smoking, Type 2 Diabetes
• All pregnant persons regardless of age
• Teachers and Support staff working onsite at K-12 schools or daycares
• Frontline Healthcare Workers
• Recipients of Home and Community Based Waiver Services
• Professional Home Care Workers
• Law Enforcement and other First Responders
• Election workers assigned to work March/April election. Must carry a letter stating that they
were selected to work election.

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