COVID-19 vaccine

Katie Sikora

Shortly after Cherice Harrison-Nelson, otherwise known as Queen Reesie, donned her Mardi Gras feathers and crown in 2020, she began to see many people in her community contract COVID-19.

Katie Siroka

The Krewe of Red Beans will launch an initiative to get New Orleans’ elderly culture bearers vaccinated.

Paula Burch-Celentano / Tulane University

COVID-19 vaccines will be sent to 298 providers in all 64 of Louisiana’s parishes this week, the Louisiana Department of Health announced.

Aubri Juhasz / WWNO

NOLA Public Schools will coordinate COVID-19 vaccines for all school-based staff as soon as doses become available, Chief Operations Officer Tiffany Delcour said Wednesday night.

Paula Burch-Celentano / Tulane University

Tulane University administered the first of two Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine shots to roughly 50 employees of its School of Medicine yesterday, from custodial and food service staff to campus health services physicians and researchers studying the vaccine’s efficacy.