March 3, 2021 Jefferson Parish and Ochsner are teaming up again with providing the Covid-19 vaccine. Any resident here in Grand Isle that meets the guidelines below and wishes to get their 1st round, please call Janet Scardino at 985-787-3196 to schedule your vaccine. Others who have received their 1st vaccine on February 3 here in Grand Isle, your 2nd vaccine will be March 3, 2021.
• Persons 65 and older
• Dialysis providers and patients
• Ambulatory and outpatient providers and staff, Behavioral health providers and staff, Urgent care clinic providers and staff, Community care providers and staff, Dental providers and staff, Non-emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT) providers and staff
• Professional home care providers (including hospice workers) and home care recipients (including older and younger people with disabilities over the age of 16 who receive community or home-based care, as well as clients of home health agencies)
• American Sign Language (ASL) and foreign language interpreters and Support Service Providers (SSPs) working in community and clinic-based settings, and clients who are both deaf and blind
• Health-related support personnel (lab staff, mortuary staff who have contact with corpses, pharmacy staff)
• Schools of allied health students, residents and staff
• Law enforcement and other first responders, Louisiana Unified Command Group
• State and local essential COVID emergency response personnel
• Some elections staff ahead of March and April elections
• Teachers and any other support staff working on site in K-12 or daycare
• All pregnant persons
• Individuals ages 55-64 with at least one of the conditions listed by the CDC as placing them at an “increased risk of severe illness from the virus that causes COVID-19”. Persons with the following qualifying underlying medical conditions are advised to complete the Louisiana COVID-19 Vaccine Attestation Form, before their appointment, to receive the vaccine:
o Cancer
o Chronic kidney disease
o COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
o Down syndrome
o Heart conditions including but not limited to heart failure, coronary artery disease or cardiomyopathies
o Immunocompromised state (weakened immune) from solid organ transplant
o Obesity (body mass index [BMI] of 30kg/m2 or higher but less than 40kg/m2)
o Severe obesity (BMI greater than 40kg/m2)
o Sickle cell disease
o Smoking
o Type 2 diabetes mellitus