100-year-old lady will get COVID-19 vaccination


BATON ROUGE – At Ochsner, about 500 seniors have been vaccinated Wednesday, together with a lady born in September of 1920.

“I suppose I’m the luckiest particular person on the earth,” Marguerite Johnson stated.

Marguerite is grateful for lots of causes. Her great-grandchildren, making it to 100 years of age, and getting her covid vaccine.

As a result of her age, Marguerite was in a position to get an appointment instantly at Oschner on O’Neal.

“I’ve been nervous however shocked that I may get it so quickly.”

After turning 100 in September, she had a serious well being scare, after which got here the pandemic.

“They inform me I’m very wholesome, besides I’ve a coronary heart assault in September.”

She says it’s been some time since she’s been in a position to do the issues she loves.

“I used to like to buy and I used to be very lively. I do nothing now.”

After she will get her second dose on the finish of the month, she hopes to get again to being the lively centenarian she was and spend extra time together with her great-grandchildren.

Ochsner managed to open extra slots up for these 70 and older to get vaccinated, nonetheless, they’re nonetheless booked via this Sunday.

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