COVID-19 Help and Information

COVID-19 Help and Information

Help and Information for COVID-19:

COVID HELP with 211

Since the COVID-19 outbreak began in Louisiana, more than 170,000 Louisianans have turned to 211 to navigate this pandemic. We work with the experts at the Louisiana Department of Health to ensure you have the most up-to-date and accurate information on your COVID-19 questions.

  • Dial 211 for live help, 24/7 from anywhere in Louisiana.
  • You can also text ‘LACOVID’ to 898-211 for an instant reply with valuable web links to testing sites, vaccination sites and more. 

Here are some additional helpful links:

  • Find a list of vaccine locations at To schedule a vaccine appointment, call the Vaccine Hotline at 1-855-453-0774, available Monday to Saturday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sunday from noon to 8 p.m.
  • COVID -19 testing locations in your area can be found at
  • For those in the Baton Rouge area, an EBRP COVID Vaccine Site is open at 7306 Harry Dr., behind the Bon Carre Business Center. Appointments are available but not necessary - learn more by visiting
  • Find answers to the most-asked questions about COVID-19 at  Louisiana 211 is here to help you, 24/7. Just dial 211 from anywhere in Louisiana. 

​​​​​​​Louisiana 211 works in partnership with the Louisiana Department of Health so we have the latest information available to help.