‘I’m ready today’: Louisiana officials prepare to distribute COVID-19 vaccine – WDSU New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS —State and local officials are working with health systems like Ochsner to prepare to distribute a coronavirus vaccine when one becomes available.
Dr. Debbie Simonson, vice president of pharmacy for Ochsner Health, told WDSU the efforts are two-fold.
“The key to this vaccine, besides the mass vaccination, is storage and logistics,” Simonson said. “I’m ready today if they send them my way.”
Simonson said since the pandemic started, Ochsner has purchased dozens of freezers to meet the…