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Louisiana expands COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to Phase 1b, Tier 2, all essential workers are now eligible.
 
The State of Louisiana is expanding COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to Phase 1b, Tier 2, which makes all essential workers eligible as of Monday, March 22, 2021. All persons currently eligible in Phases 1a and 1b, Tier 1 remain eligible.

In addition to existing eligibility guidelines, Tier 2 includes individuals aged 18 and up (or 16 and up for Pfizer vaccine only) who meet the following criteria:

Higher Education faculty and staff
Food and agricultural workers
Food service (restaurant) workers, hotel workers, and other hospitality workers
Judiciary workers
Postal workers
Manufacturing workers
Grocery store workers
Transportation workers including river pilots
Water and wastewater workers
Energy workers
Bank tellers
Construction workers
Clergy
IT and Telecommunications workers
Media workers
Public safety engineers/workers
Public health workers
Frontline government workers
Child, youth, and family service workers
In-home caregivers (including paid and unpaid caregivers)
Veterinarians and support staff
Waste management workers
Public and private security and emergency preparedness workers
 
**Individuals who meet Tier 2 criteria are required to bring proof of employment such as an identification badge, pay stub, or letter from current employer that documents inclusion in one of the above categories. Providers do not need to verify the validity of the document. This documentation is only required for the first dose, not the second dose (for those vaccines requiring two doses).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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