225 versus 504, Baton Rouge and New Orleans mayors in month long COVID-19 vaccination competition


BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – The COVID-19 vaccination rate in Baton Rouge sits at approximately 40 percent while New Orleans is currently around 60 percent.

The mayors in each city want to improve those numbers and have come up with a challenge to improve vaccination rates.

That challenge is going to play out over the next thirty days.

Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome set the challenge in a tweet titled “Game On”.

Mayor Latoya Cantrell answered that challenge on Twitter:

You can get your COVID-19 vaccine at all major pharmacies and hospitals.

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