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Maritime Workers Now Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine in Louisiana

As of March 22, 2021, all energy and transportation workers, including river pilots, are eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine in Louisiana. Governor John Bel Edwards expanded vaccine eligibility to all essential workers in Priority Group 1-B, Tier Two, including transportation, construction, manufacturing, and energy workers. An updated list of all eligible individuals and essential workers included in Priority Group 1-B, Tier Two can be found here.

As for neighboring states, transportation and energy workers in Alabama are eligible. All individuals 16 and older are eligible to receive a vaccine in Mississippi. Both Texas and Florida have deemed certain groups of people eligible to receive a vaccine based on age or health condition.

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About this Author

Jeanne Amy Maritime Lawyer Jones Walker Law Firm
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Ms. Amy is an associate in the firm's Admiralty & Maritime Practice Group and practices from the New Orleans office. Ms. Amy's practice focuses on maritime litigation, regulatory, and transactional matters. Prior to joining Jones Walker, Ms. Amy served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable W. Eugene Davis of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

Ms. Amy is a 2016 graduate of Tulane University Law School where she earned her juris doctor degree, cum laude, and served as Editor in Chief of the Tulane...

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