BATON ROUGE, LA – July 29, 2021 – Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome announced a mask requirement today for anyone entering a City-Parish buildings beginning Friday, July 30. The mask requirement is being instituted due to the surge of COVID-19 cases related to the Delta variant.
“Masks are an important part of keeping us safe from COVID-19, in accordance with CDC and LDH guidance. However, I strongly encourage everyone to take the most important step and go get vaccinated,” said Mayor Broome.
Free Pfizer vaccines are available Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., at the Mall of Louisiana on the first floor near the main entrance in the old Williams Sonoma store. Free $10 Visa gift cards are available for those receiving a vaccine while supplies last. Learn more about COVID vaccines in East Baton Rouge Parish at brla.gov/getvaccinated.