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Shreveport wins vaccination contest with Lake Charles

FILE - A health care worker fills a syringe with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at Jackson...
FILE - A health care worker fills a syringe with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at Jackson Memorial Hospital, Oct. 5, 2021, in Miami.(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
Published: Nov. 8, 2021 at 5:10 PM CST
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SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - And the winner is... Shreveport!

The City of Shreveport competed with the City of Lake Charles to see which city could get the most people vaccinated during the month of October. Shreveport Mayor Adrian Perkins saying during the contest, more than 7,000 people between both cities got their shot.

Shreveport won the contest with the City of Lake Charles!
Shreveport won the contest with the City of Lake Charles!(Mayor Adrian Perkins)

More people in Shreveport got vaccinated, but Lake Charles had more vaccinations per capita, making everyone a winner, Mayor Perkins said on Facebook Monday, Nov. 8.

Vaccines continue to be offered daily in Shreveport at the LSU Health Shreveport North Campus (2627 Linwood Ave.) at the old Chevyland dealership. The site is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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