No Cost Flu Vaccine Locations in Louisiana, for Wednesday, January 31, 2018
For anyone who has not yet received a flu vaccine this year, there are more than 61 locations throughout the State of Louisiana where residents can get a flu vaccine at no cost on January 31, 2018, from 1 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. This offering comes courtesy of the Louisiana Department of Health Office of Public Health.
Below are maps of all locations nearest you throughout the state. Get the interactive list of map locations here.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Louisiana Department of Heath recommend a yearly flu shot for everyone over six months of age who does not have a complicating condition, such as a prior allergic reaction to the flu shot.
A flu shot is especially crucial for people who may be at higher risk for serious complications. This includes babies and young children, pregnant women, people with chronic health conditions and people 65 years and older. The flu shot is safe for pregnant and breastfeeding women, who can pass on antibodies to their babies that will help protect them. The flu shot starts to offer partial protection immediately, but takes about two weeks to offer full protection. - Louisiana Department of Health
Anyone seeking more details can call1.855.523.2652, Monday - Friday until 4:30 p.m., or log onto www.ldh.la.gov.
If you live in Southwest Louisiana, here a few locations to get your no cost flu vaccine.
- Calcasieu Parish Health Unit (Sulphur Satellite Clinic), 201 Edgar Street, Sulphur, La. 70663, 337.478.6020
- Calcasieu Parish Health Unit, 3236 Kirkman Street, Lake Charles, La. 70601, 337.478.6020.