COVID-19 Vaccine, Testing Locations

List will be updated as more vaccination events are scheduled

COVID-19 Vaccine, Testing Locations
People are encouraged to get vaccinated as soon as they are eligible. (Source: KAIT 8)

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - More and more locations are receiving doses of the coronavirus vaccine and we want people to know where they can receive them.

On Friday, April 9, the Moderna vaccine will be available while supplies last at Westgate Church, located at 1622 Court Street in Port Allen from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. To pre-register CLICK HERE. For more information contact: Pastor Didrea Moore at (225) 715-8912 or Chris Moore at (225) 223-1980.

On Friday, April 9, you can get doses of the Moderna vaccine at First Baptist Church, located at 4200 Main Street in Zachary, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Registration will be available onsite. Face coverings are required. You must also have a picture ID and an insurance card. Southeast Community Health Systems is partnering with First Baptist Church for the event.

On Saturday, April 10, the one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine will be available free of charge to all individuals 16 and older from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Southern University in the F.G Clark Activity Center at 801 Harding Blvd. Drive-thru and walk-ups are welcome.

Southern University vaccination event
Southern University vaccination event (Source: Southern University)

On Saturday, April 10, LDH and EBR Schools will host a COVID-19 vaccination event at Glen Oaks High School located at 6650 Cedar Grove Drive, Baton Rouge from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. CLICK HERE to register.

On Wednesday, April 14, doses of the Moderna vaccine will be given at First United Methodist Church in Baton Rouge from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. CLICK HERE to register.

On Thursday, April 15, the Johnson & Johnson one-dose vaccine will be available by appointment on LSU’s campus. Registration is required to receive the vaccine on this date.

  • Location: The LSU vaccination site is located in the South Endzone of Tiger Stadium. Enter through Gate 22. Parking is available in lot 401 across South Stadium Drive.
  • Registration: Click here to schedule your appointment for the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Appointments will be filled on a first come, first served basis. You must have a scheduled appointment to receive the Johnson & Johnson vaccine on April 15.
  • Please arrive at the vaccination site at your scheduled appointment time, allowing ample time for parking or walking to the site. You will be required to present identification at check-in. This can be your state issued or military identification card.

On Thursday, April 15, LSU will also be administering the second dose of the Pfizer vaccine for those who received their first dose on March 26 at Tiger Stadium. Those who are receiving the second dose of Pfizer on April 15 already have a scheduled appointment and should receive a separate email reminder. They do not need to schedule an additional appointment.

On Friday, April 16, doses of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine will be available by appointment only at CareSouth Medical and Dental in Baton Rouge from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 225-650-2000 to make an appointment for the vaccine.

On Tuesday, April 20, there will be a COVID-19 drive-thru vaccine clinic at Miracle Place Church in Baker from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Registration will be handled on-site.

On Wednesday, April 21, We Care Homes will host a clinic for the Moderna vaccine from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Please call 225-336-9770 to preregister.

What to expect after getting a COVID-19 vaccine

TESTING LOCATIONS

The COVID-19 testing schedule for sites operated by the Louisiana Army National Guard (LANG) for the week of April 5-10 is listed below.

COVID-19 variants are circulating in Louisiana, including the more contagious U.K. variant, and all Louisianans need to take precautions to protect themselves and their loved ones.

Pre-registration for COVID-19 testing is encouraged by going to Health.QuestDiagnostics.com/STLOU. Testing is for ages 3 and older. There is no cost, and no identification is needed. Test results are available by calling 1-866-MYQUEST (1-866-697-8378), but note that wait times can be lengthy. Test results are also available through the Quest online portal or app.

If you are unable to make it to a LANG testing location, no-cost testing is available by appointment at select Walgreens locations through a partnership between Walgreens and the Department of Health. These locations offer testing 7 days a week to people ages 3 and older. Appointments are required; make yours at walgreens.com/covid19testing.

LSU Campus: Student Union Building

254 S. Stadium Drive

9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri.

Southern University: FG Clark Activity Center

801 Harding Blvd.

9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri.

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21 Winn Dixies Pharmacies across Louisiana are offering COVID-19 vaccines. In East Baton Rouge Parish, an appointment may be scheduled at Winn Dixie on Siegen Lane, Joor Road and Coursey Blvd. To schedule an appointment online CLICK HERE. In Ascension Parish, Winn Dixie located on Airline Highway is administering doses of the vaccine. CLICK HERE for more information.

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