Community COVID-19 testing is ongoing at Ochsner St. Mary Monday afternoon and will continue until 6 p.m., unless all test kits are exhausted sooner.
A limited number of the COVID-19 vaccine is being distributed to select providers in all 64 parishes this week, including two additional locations in St.
Surgeon General Vice Adm. Jerome Adams is calling on Americans who have recovered from COVID-19 to consider donating convalescent plasma.
Ochsner St. Mary employees began receiving the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine Tuesday afternoon as Audrie Jones, top photo, manager of Med/Surg and ICU, was the first employee to receive the vaccine. In the bottom photo, Dr. Scott Domingue, Emergency Department Medical Director, was the first doctor to receive the vaccine. (Submitted Photos/Ochsner St. Mary)
Ochsner St. Mary began the vaccination of its front-line staff Tuesday afternoon as employees received the first of a two-dose Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in Morgan City.