COVID-19 vaccine minimum age lowered to 65

(Editor’s Note: The Sabine Parish Health Unit is now giving the COVID-19 vaccine. For more information or to schedule an appointment please call 318-256- 4105.)

(The Center Square) – Any Louisiana resident who is at least age 65 will be eligible for COVID-19 vaccination starting Monday, February 8, Gov. John Bel Edwards said last week.

The current cutoff is age 70. Also among the 275,000 or so residents who will be newly eligible Monday are workers who will be involved in the March and April elections, emergency response personnel and members of the state’s Unified Command Group.

The Unified Command Group includes the governor, who said he is looking forward to getting his first dose next week.





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