BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – With all the news about LDH pausing distribution of all Johnson & Johnson COVID Vaccines in the state, Baton Rouge General has some news about that vaccine, a milestone and more.
Baton Rouge General is sharing that the hospital has administered 30,000 COVID vaccines.
Along with that, BRG is providing an update on their handling of the Johnson & Johnson Vaccine as well as some promising COVID patients numbers.
That update can be found below:
Johnson & Johnson vaccine update: BRG received its first allocation of 1,000 doses of the J&J vaccine last week but has not administered any yet. We were in the planning stages for a series of pop-up events, so are now discussing ways to shift to Pfizer for the planned events while we wait for more guidance on the J&J vaccine.
BRG continues to see its lowest numbers of COVID patients in the hospital, staying in the teens over the past week. Today, there are 18.