SHREVEPORT, La. - With the COVID-19 numbers headed in the wrong direction across the nation, health officials are reminding the unvaccinated to get the shot.
Hundreds of millions of doses have been distributed. That distribution process continues across the nation and the ArkLaTex, although at a much slower pace.
Still, shots are available for those looking to get vaccinated. As health officials wrestle with vaccine hesitancy, any American aged 12 and up is now eligible to get a COVID-19 vaccine.
Be sure and take advantage of the Vaccine Tracker with the resources right at your fingertips.
LSU Health Shreveport continues its vaccine distribution.
Vaccines are available through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the LSU Health Shreveport North Campus, 2627 Linwood Ave., the former Chevyland dealership.
Vaccines will be offered at the Louisiana Workforce Commission's job fair on Wednesday at the Shreveport Convention Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Immunizations will be available Thursday from 9 a.m. tol 12 p.m. and from 1 p.m. to 3p.m. at Byrd High School 3201 Line Ave.
On Friday, shots will be offered at the Airline High School parking lot in Bossier City from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Vaccine distribution will continue on Aug. 7 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Click here for a complete look at LSUHS vaccine locations including those outside of Shreveport. There are many, many more on the site.
For a listing of all Ochsner LSU Health Community COVID-19 Vaccination sites, visit ochsnerlsuhs.org/community-vaccine.
At Overton Brooks VA Medical Center, vaccine appointments are available from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday-Friday. Veterans and others eligible for the vaccine should check in at the Blue/White Team area located in the East Wing of the first floor.
The COVID-19 vaccine walk-in clinic is also open Saturdays and Sundays, from 8 a.m. to noon. Check in at the Blue/White Team area. Vaccine clinics in Monroe, Texarkana, and Longview alternate.
The Texarkana Arkansas School District has a COVID-19 vaccine clinic set for Wednesday, Aug. 4. it's at Arkansas High School at 1600 Jefferson Ave. in the cafeteria from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. until 6 p.m.
East Texas Baptist University in Marshall, Texas is offering a free COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Monday, Aug. 16, Wednesday, Aug. 18, and Friday, Aug. 20. from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. each day. Visit ETBU.edu/clinic for more information or to reserve your appointment time.
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The Louisiana COVID-19 vaccine hotline is 855-453-0774. Residents also can text their zip codes to 438829 for a list of nearby vaccination sites.
The information listed above is just a portion of the options available. Click here for the Vaccine Finder site recently established. Keep in mind that vaccines are available in limited quantity in the US, so you'll need to be patient. Also, eligibility requirements vary by state.
Click here for COVID-19 vaccine information from the Louisiana Department of Health.