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Louisiana Expands LA Wallet to Include an Individual’s COVID-19 Vaccine Verification Information for Those Who Opt-In

BATON ROUGE — Louisianans who choose to do so are now able to access their COVID-19 vaccination record through a new, optional feature of the state’s ... Read more

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Does Medicare Pay for A Gym Membership?

Toni, Two of my neighbors told my wife that they get free gym membership through Medicare. Any truth to that, as I never heard about ... Read more

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Louisiana Department of Education partners with Ochsner to launch a virtual therapy program

BATON ROUGE, La. – The Louisiana Department of Education (LDOE) is partnering with Ochsner Health to launch a virtual therapy program to provide access to ... Read more

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St. John COVID-19 update

Vaccine providers this week as included on the LDH website: Walgreens 1815 W. Airline Highway, LaPlace https://www.walgreens.com/covid19vac   Walmart Pharmacy 1616 W Airline Highway, LaPlace ... Read more

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Gov. Edwards, SafeSource Direct and Ochsner Health Announce PPE production facilities in Lafayette, St. Martin parishes

BROUSSARD — Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards joined Ochsner Health President and CEO Warner Thomas, SafeSource Direct CEO Justin Hollingsworth and other officials to announce the ... Read more

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The reality of younger onset Alzheimer’s

Many people think of Alzheimer’s disease as something that happens to older people. Unfortunately, that’s not the truth. Younger Onset Alzheimer’s affects people under the age ... Read more

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Walmart Hosts COVID-19 Community Vaccine Event in LaPlace

LaPlace, La. – (April 26, 2021) – Walmart’s licensed pharmacists will be administering COVID-19 vaccines in LaPlace during a drive-thru clinic at the Walmart Supercenter located at 1616 W. ... Read more

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COVID vaccine update

St. John the Baptist Parish – This week, doses of COVID vaccine are available at 1,525 providers in all 64 parishes. The Louisiana Department of ... Read more

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Seniors are the ‘target of choice’ for COVID scammers

WASHINGTON, DC — It may sound dismissive and insulting to say that the older you get the more susceptible you become to fraud, but a ... Read more

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Florida family indicted for selling toxic bleach as fake “Miracle” Cure for Covid-19 and other serious diseases

Defendants Accused of Attempting to Avoid Government Regulation by Selling Products Through a Company They Deceptively Named “Genesis II Church of Health and Healing” Miami, ... Read more

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