With the Delta variant of COVID having been identified in Louisiana, health officials are urging anyone who is not vaccinated to take action now.
The Delta variant is more transmissible and more likely to make people sicker than other variants.
There are numerous vaccine providers in Washington Parish and across the state. Vaccines are free.
Residents requiring assistance can call the Bring Back Louisiana COVID-19 vaccine hotline at 1-855-453-0774 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday. The hotline will help residents schedule vaccine appointments and find vaccine providers in their area.