BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – Friday, the White House announced the Bon Carre business center will become a mass vaccination site.
“It just makes sense logistically, you know we are right here on Florida Blvd, most people all throughout the parish can get here” said District 6 East Baton Rouge Metro Councilman, Cleve Dunn.
The plan is to bring shots directly to underserved communities.
“This is undoubtedly going to be a game changer in our fight against Covid 19” said East Baton Rouge Mayor-President, Sharon Weston Broome.
According to the White House, the site will be able to provide 3,000 shots per day for up to 8 weeks.
“Our Mass Vaccination sites located in some of the most underserved neighborhoods in the nation are run and staffed by FEMA and DOD staff in close partnership with state and local officials and these sites have a combined capacity to administer 110,000