Louisiana Department of Health hosts drive-thru vaccine clinic
SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - Attendees can get a free flu vaccine and skin cancer screening at the event.
Oct. 25, from noon to 6 p.m. at Ochsner LSU Health, St. Mary Medical Center’s fountain, 1 St. Mary Place, Shreveport, a drive-thru vaccine clinic will be held by the Louisiana Department of Health. The vaccine clinic is being held to prepare residents for the flu season.
Flu Vaccines will be available at no cost to individuals. However, if you have insurance, bring your card for billing.
St. Mary Medical Center will also offer skin cancer screenings at the event.
Flu vaccine guidance:
- 6 months and older receive flu shots by the end of Oct.
- High-risk populations such as pregnant women, children below the age of 5, adults ages 65 and up, and immunocompromised children and adults with chronic health conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, and asthma
- Additional flu vaccine clinics will be offered around the region this fall.
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