Vaccination site opening for Caddo Parish teachers, support staff and daycare workers

Vaccination site opening for Caddo Parish teachers, support staff and daycare workers
This vaccination clinic will open on Tuesday, Feb. 23, and is offered to both public and private school teachers. Health care workers are also able to be vaccinated at this clinic. (Source: WAVE 3 News)

SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - LSU Health Shreveport is working with the Louisiana Department of Health’s Region 7 office to vaccinate teachers, daycare workers and K-12 support staff in Caddo Parish.

This vaccination clinic will open on Tuesday, Feb. 23, and is offered to both public and private school teachers. Healthcare workers are also able to be vaccinated at this clinic.

However, according to LSU Health, the Caddo Parish School Board is notifying public school teachers whether they are to get the shot at the address listed below or to report to a different location.

Employees who are eligible are asked to pre-register before arriving for the vaccine. You can pre-register here.

Here’s everything you need to know:

  • Address:
    • 2627 Linwood Avenue, Shreveport
  • Dates/Times:
    • Tuesday, February 23 - Friday, February 26
      • 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    • Saturday, February 27
      • 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • What to bring:
    • ID, insurance information and proof you are an educator or health care worker

An LSU Health official says plans are in place to vaccinate Bossier Parish teachers in March. Officials are also working to bring the vaccine directly to other parts of northwest Louisiana, as doses become available.

According to the Louisiana Department of Health, women who are pregnant, non-emergency medical transportation providers and staff, as well as people between the ages of 55 thru 64 with a health condition defined by the CDC, are now able to be vaccinated.

Vaccinations also continue in northwest Louisiana for all those eligible at the following locations:

  • State Fairgrounds
    • 3701 Hudson Drive, Shreveport
    • Monday, February 22 - Friday, February 26
    • 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Galilee Baptist Church
    • 1500 Pierre Street, Shreveport
    • Thursday, February 25
    • 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Webster Parish Fairgrounds (this location for first doses only)
    • 800 Goodwill Drive
    • Tuesday, February 12
    • 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

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