Immunization News

December 23, 2019
More than 2,500 flu vaccines were administered to students at 79 New Orleans-area schools in December in only four days.
December 20, 2019
Updated resource for providers made available by the Louisiana Immunization Program and the American Academy of Pediatrics - Louisiana Chapter.
November 05, 2019
The 2019 Shots for Tots Immunization Conference is occurring December 4th - 6th, 2019 in New Orleans - Register now!
October 23, 2019
A one-page resource that provides information on communicating the benefits of influenza vaccine to patients.
October 15, 2019
With flu season starting early, the Louisiana Department of Health is now holding flu vaccination clinics throughout the state. These one-day clinics will allow people to come in and get a flu shot at no cost to the patient. Last year in Louisiana, there were more than 14,000 hospitalizations, and more than 1,400 deaths attributed to the flu.
August 29, 2019
Current (2019) Louisiana Office of Public Health's Recommended Immunization Schedule of Infants and Children
August 29, 2019
Vaccine Information Statements provided by Immunization Action Coalition that are updated continuously.
August 08, 2019
With the beginning of school right around the corner, the Louisiana Department of Health is reminding residents that immunization records are available online, and at no cost, without the need to contact a healthcare provider at LA.MyIR.net.
July 16, 2019
The Louisiana Department of Health advises that residents and those working with the public during and after Tropical Storm Barry consider vaccinations to protect against infectious diseases.
May 03, 2019
With the number of reported measles cases reaching the highest point this century, officials with the Louisiana Department of Health are urging people to get vaccinated. The United States is currently experiencing its worst outbreak of measles since the disease was considered eliminated in 2000, and the worst in 25 years. So far, over 700 people in 22 states have contracted the illness. They were all unvaccinated.
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