56 Walmart locations in La. to receive COVID-19 vaccine, 12 in Baton Rouge area

56 Walmart locations in La. to receive COVID-19 vaccine, 12 in Baton Rouge area

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - People in Louisiana will soon have another option to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. As 56 Walmart locations across the state will be receiving the vaccine, including at least a dozen locations in the WAFB viewing area.

It’s part of a partnership between the state and the federal retail pharmacy program to make the vaccine more accessible.

Beginning Thursday, Feb. 11, several local stores will start administering doses.

Locations surrounding the Capital City are listed below:

East Baton Rouge Parish

  • Walmart Pharmacy #1206/Baton Rouge/3132 College Drive
  • Walmart Pharmacy #1266/Baton Rouge/2171 O’Neal Lane
  • Walmart Pharmacy #2132/Baton Rouge/10606 N Mall Drive
  • Walmart Pharmacy #3288/Baton Rouge/10200 Sullivan Road
  • Walmart Pharmacy #4659/Baton Rouge/5255 Highland Road
  • Walmart Pharmacy #4683/Baton Rouge/10550 Burbank Drive
  • Walmart Pharmacy #5327/Baton Rouge/9830 Old Hammond Highway
  • Walmart Pharmacy #5328/Baton Rouge/14241 Coursey Boulevard
  • Walmart Pharmacy #7233/Baton Rouge/11825 Hooper Road
  • Walmart Pharmacy #839/Baton Rouge/9350 Cortana Place
  • Walmart Pharmacy #1102/Baker/14507 Plank Road, Baker
  • Walmart Pharmacy #428/Zachary/5801 Main Street, Zachary

Ascension Parish

  • Walmart Pharmacy #5056/Prairieville
  • Walmart Pharmacy #485/Donaldsonville

Livingston Parish

  • Walmart Pharmacy #4679/Denham Springs
  • Walmart Pharmacy #2822/Walker

Pointe Coupee

  • Walmart Pharmacy #1196/New Roads

Tangipahoa

  • Walmart Pharmacy #489/Hammond
  • Walmart Pharmacy #4129/Ponchatoula
  • Tangipahoa Walmart Pharmacy #3616/Amite

West Baton Rouge

  • Walmart Pharmacy #1136/Port Allen

It’s not clear how many vaccines the pharmacies will receive.

Health department officials say because of Walmart’s prior participation in the COVID-19 vaccine rollout, officials hope it will be an easy transition while other pharmacies continue administering doses.

It comes as Louisiana’s Health Secretary testified Tuesday before a congressional committee on the need more vaccines in Louisiana.

Dr. Courtney Phillips says the state does have enough supply to ensure people get their second dose.

Meanwhile, Senator Bill Cassidy, who was a part of group of Republicans to recently meet with President Biden on COVID-19 relief and vaccine distribution, says he agrees with the administration on spending on vaccines but says the issue isn’t with money.

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