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Established in 1964, the Tulane National Primate Research Center has continually expanded its facilities, increased faculty and staff, and experienced steady growth in its research programs. It has become a premier infectious disease research facility. The Center is one of the largest employers in St. Tammany Parish, the fastest growing parish in the State of Louisiana, USA.

Located in Covington, Louisiana, thirty-five miles north of New Orleans, the Center offers its employees safe and secure, cosmopolitan-country communities in which to live, work and play.

With over 260 employees and an economic impact estimated at $70.1 million a year, the TNPRC encourages visitors to click the links below to learn more about why we are proud to be part of St. Tammany Parish and its excellent quality of life, complemented by the food, art, music and sports venues of nearby New Orleans.


City of Covington
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St. Tammany Art Association
St. Tammany Economic Development Foundation
St. Tammany Parish Chamber of Commerce
St. Tammany Parish Council
St. Tammany Parish Official Site
St. Tammany School Board Administration
St. Tammany Tourist Commission

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