Ochsner aims to vaccinate teachers with weekend, extended hour appointments

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Ochsner Health’s Safe Return to School and School Health Programs are pleased to announce teacher vaccination days, with weekend and extended hour appointments now available, across southeast Louisiana. Beginning this week, teachers can sign up to receive their COVID-19 vaccination at a location of their choosing with convenient weekend and afternoon appointments available.



“Our Classroom Heroes have done an incredible job keeping our school communities safe throughout the pandemic under challenging circumstances,” said Dr. William Lennarz, System Chair of Pediatrics, Ochsner Hospital for Children. “The COVID-19 vaccine represents hope and we want to do everything we can to quickly vaccinate our teachers and school staff to keep them, students and our community safe.”

HOW TEACHERS AND SCHOOL STAFF CAN SIGN UP:

  • Existing MyOchsner users can log on to schedule.
      • If you would like to setup a MyOchsner account, please visit myochsner.org
  • Call 844-888-2772.
    • Ochsner’s call center hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • When registering, please select “Teacher or support staff (K-12 or daycare) so you are able to see the extended hours and weekend appointments offered to teachers and school staff.  

 

UPCOMING TEACHER VACCINATION SCHEDULE:



Bayou Regions:

  • St. Anne:  Saturday, March 6 (8 a.m. – 12 p.m.)
  • Chabert:  Saturday, March 6 (8 a.m. – 12 p.m.)
  • St. Mary: Saturday, March 6 (9 a.m. – 11 a.m.)

 

To date, Ochsner has administered nearly 200,000 vaccine doses, more than any other healthcare provider in Louisiana. To learn more about Ochsner’s vaccine efforts, please visit ochsner.org/vaccine

 

Additional vaccine appointments are available to eligible community members across the system. To check for availability, please logon to MyOchsner or call 844-888-2772. New appointments open each week based on vaccine supply and quantities are limited.



 

To learn more, please visit www.ochsner.org/vaccine

 

 

 

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