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.