Ochsner Baton Rouge Offers Flu Shot Fair Oct. 9-10

Ochsner Baton Rouge will hold a flu shot fair on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 9-10, with walk-up or drive-thru service at several area locations.

The fair is open to adults and children as young as six months old. To make an appointment, call 866-OCHSNER to preregister.

Appointments are preferred but not required.

Each location will offer:

Fluarix – a quadrivalent flu shot for ages six months and older

FluAD – a high-dose flu shot for patients 65 and older

Flublok – a flu shot for patients with severe egg allergies

When arriving for a flu shot, wear a mask and bring a picture ID and insurance card. After receiving the shot, patients will be asked to wait for 15 minutes before leaving as a safety precaution.

Flu Shot Fair locations are available on Oct. 9 at:

-Ochsner Health Center – O’Neal (drive-thru)

16777 Medical Center Drive

8 a.m.-3 p.m.

-Ochsner Medical Complex – The Grove (walk-up)

10310 The Grove Blvd., Baton Rouge

8 a.m.-1 p.m.

-Ochsner Health Center – Prairieville (walk-up)

16220 Airline Highway

8 a.m.-noon

-Ochsner Medical Complex – Iberville (walk-up)

25455 La. 1, Plaquemine

8 a.m.-noon

-Ochsner Health Center – Tangipahoa (walk-up)

41676 Veterans Ave., Hammond

9 a.m.-noon

Flu shots are available on Oct. 10 at:

-Ochsner Community Health – Brees Family Center (drive-thru)

7855 Howell Blvd., Suite 320, Baton Rouge

9 a.m.-3 p.m.