Lake Charles – The Cameron Parish Health Unit will be offering the second round of immunizations for adult hepatitis A and hepatitis B.
Individuals who received their first dose of hepatitis A or hepatitis B after Hurricane Katrina or Rita should now get the follow-up shots to complete their hepatitis series.
Clinics will be offered on a walk-in basis on Friday, January 26th:
Johnson Bayou Recreation Center,
135 Berwick Road
9 a.m – 11 a.m.
Office of Emergency Preparedness,
122 Recreation Center Lane
12:30 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Hepatitis is a viral infection that attacks the liver and can cause liver cancer, cirrhosis of the liver and/or liver failure. The full series of vaccines are needed to provide protection if exposed to hepatitis B or hepatitis A.
These vaccines will be offered at no cost to the public. For further information please contact the Office of Public Health, Cameron Parish Health Unit staff at 337-478-6020 or 337-775-5368.