December 13, 2022
Louisiana children ages 6 months and older are now eligible to receive the updated COVID-19 bivalent booster, after the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) endorsed the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) authorization expanding the ages eligible for the new booster.
With COVID-19 and flu on the rise, LDH encourages residents to take precautions ahead of holiday gatherings
December 08, 2022
With COVID-19 cases on the rise and flu at its highest level in five years, the Louisiana Department of Health reminds residents to make sure they and their loved ones are up to date on their vaccines and boosters ahead of holiday gatherings.
Northeast Louisiana Office of Public Health to provide flu, COVID-19 and monkeypox vaccines in Farmerville, Monroe and Waterproof
November 15, 2022
Vaccines are available at no cost to individuals. However, if you have insurance, bring your insurance card for billing purposes. Any existing COVID-19 vaccine card will be updated.
Northwest Louisiana Office of Public Health, LSU Health Shreveport vaccination team to provide flu and COVID-19 vaccines in Shreveport
November 15, 2022
The Louisiana Department of Health’s (LDH) Office of Public Health (OPH) through the LSU Health-Shreveport vaccination team will provide free flu and COVID-19 vaccinations from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, November 19 at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church's Health Fair and Vaccine Event, 4670 Lakeshore Drive, Shreveport.
Northeast Louisiana Office of Public Health to provide flu vaccines at Ease on Down to Health Care on November 12
November 09, 2022
Free flu vaccinations will be available from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, November 12 at Ease on Down to Health Care in Lida Benton Park, 3317 Lee Avenue, Monroe.
Northwest Louisiana Office of Public Health to provide flu vaccines at drive-thru clinics on October 28
October 25, 2022
The Northwest Louisiana Office of Public Health will also offer COVID-19 vaccines and bivalent boosters at its parish health units on Friday, October 28 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
October 24, 2022
The Louisiana Department of Health's (LDH) Office of Public Health (OPH) Region 2 (Capital Area) will host a flu vaccination clinic to ensure Louisianans have access to the flu vaccine. Getting vaccinated with the flu vaccine is the best way to protect yourself and your family against influenza (flu).
October 14, 2022
CDC and LDH recommend everyone stay up to date with COVID-19 vaccination. You are considered up to date if you have completed a primary series and received the most recent booster dose recommended for you by CDC. CDC recommends that people:
September 02, 2022
These updated boosters offer continued protection against the original strain, while also offering better protection against the BA.4 and BA.5 Omicron variants, which represent over 90% of currently circulating virus.