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LDH: Northshore COVID-19 testing, vaccination sites to close or operate on limited hours due to weather

Three Northshore community-based COVID-19 testing and vaccination events have been canceled on Friday, January 21, due to weather.

The following events on Friday are canceled:

  • Tammany Parish Government Building (vaccine event), 620 N. Tyler St., Covington
  • Southeastern University Student Union (vaccine and testing event), 303 Union Ave., Hammond
  • Helena Environmental Health Unit (vaccine and testing event), 53 N. 2nd St., Greensburg

The five Northshore parish health units will offer testing and/or vaccinations during limited hours, 12 to 3 p.m., on Friday.

Parish health unit locations are as follows:

  • 330 W. Oak St., Amite (testing only)
  • 15481 W. Club Deluxe Drive, Hammond (testing and vaccinations)
  • 120 11th St., Franklinton (testing and vaccinations)
  • 626 Carolina Ave., Bogalusa (testing and vaccinations)
  • 20399 Government Blvd., Livingston (testing and vaccinations)

You can find testing site locations and hours at ldh.la.gov/covidtesting or you can call 211 to find a site near you.

Being vaccinated remains the best way to protect yourself against hospitalization. You can learn about vaccination sites near you by calling Louisiana’s vaccine hotline at 1-855-453-0774. You can also find a vaccine site online at ldh.la.gov/covidvaccine or text your ZIP code to GETVAX (438829) in English or VACUNA (822862) in Spanish.