East Baton Rouge Parish School System employees next in line for COVID-19 vaccine

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BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — Educators and staff working for the East Baton Rouge Parish School System are part of the latest group of people eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine.

“We are deeply grateful to Governor Edwards and our local health partners for their commitment to providing vaccines to educators,” EBRPSS Superintendent Sito Narcisse said. “I am hopeful that this effort will mark a return to normalcy for our schools, staff and families.” 

In coordination with Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Health Centers in Schools, the school system opened a form on Friday for employees to sign up to get vaccinated. Employees can click here to request a vaccination appointment.

Employees are not required to get vaccinated.

Employees should start finding out when they can get vaccinated as early as Monday. They will receive the vaccines at one of OLOL’s three vaccine locations, according to EBRPSS spokesperson Taylor H. Gast.

“Our Health Centers in Schools team has been a great partner of East Baton Rouge Parish Schools in providing important medical care to students and staff and this vaccine rollout is no different,” said Dr. Trey Dunbar, president of Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Health. “We have confidence in the efficacy of the vaccine and are working to ensure schools continue to be a healthy environment for our children and our school staff.” 

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