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SHREVEPORT, La. - Health systems across the ArkLaTex are offering more vaccination clinics. 


Shreveport's VA Medical Center will offer a clinic at Southern University-Shreveport. The clinic is by appointment only.

Veterans can make an appointment by calling 318-990-5820. Those who qualify are veterans who are 65 or older, veterans with a high risk health condition as defined by the CDC, or any essential worker as defined by the CDC.  


LSU Health Shreveport will administer the Johnson and Johnson vaccine Saturday at the Brookshire's Arena (formally the CenturyLink Center), according to Dr. John Vanchiere of LSU Health Shreveport. The vaccination clinic will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

The Johnson and Johnson vaccine only requires one dose unlike the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines. 


Claiborne Parish Health Unit will hold its first drive-thru vaccination clinic from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at the Home Fire Station, 411 W. Main St. This is for the first dose and by appointment only. Call (318) 927-6127 to register.

Residents must meet Phase 1B Tier 1 requirements. Identification is required. Be prepared to remain in the car for at least 15 minutes after the vaccination. 


Click below for other vaccination clinics open in the ArkLaTex: 

COVID 19 vaccination clinic Wednesday in Marshall

North Caddo Medical offers 3 vaccine clinics

Vaccine clinic to be held in Texarkana, Ark.


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