LDH to host free COVID-19 vaccination event on Nov. 21

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A healthcare worker fills a syringe with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD)- The Louisiana Department of Health is partnering with local community groups to host a free, family-friendly COVID-19 vaccination event on Nov. 21 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

The event will take place at Quarters-Endless Entertainment located at 4530 S. Sherwood Forest Blvd.

Families can visit here or call the Vaccine Hotline at 1-855-453-0774 to register for the event.
Participating adults and children ages 5 to 17 can receive free COVID-19 vaccinations and an opportunity to receive a Shot for $100 Visa debit card for going #SleevesUp (first doses only) before the rewards program ends on November 30.

The event will also feature activities for the entire family including live music, free food, a photo booth, door prizes and one hour of free play at Quarters. Currently, the CDC reports that more than 48% of Louisianans are fully vaccinated against COVID and nearly 53%, about 2.5 million people, have taken at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. In addition, more than 118,000 children in Louisiana have been vaccinated against COVID-19.

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