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.

Call 1-855-453-0774 if you need help scheduling an appointment. The hotline is part of the Bring Back Louisiana campaign.

On Thursday, April 22, Relief, a healthcare delivery platform, will set up a mobile vaccination site in Tigerland for eligible participants to receive a first-dose Moderna shot from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Participants will also receive a complimentary drink from Fred’s, Reggie’s, The House, Mike’s, or JL’s Place. A CDC screening questionnaire must be completed. CLICK HERE to schedule an appointment.

On Friday, April 23, Relief, a healthcare delivery platform, will set up a mobile vaccination site at MidTap BR for eligible participants to receive a first-dose Moderna shot from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Participants will also receive a complimentary drink. A CDC screening questionnaire must be completed. CLICK HERE to schedule an appointment.

On Friday, April 23 Ochsner is hosting a free vaccine clinic at the St. John Community Center located at 2900 Highway 51 in LaPlace from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. where participants can get a dose of the Pfizer vaccine. CLICK HERE to register in advance on MyOchsner or call 844-888-2772. You may also register on site the day of the clinic while supplies last. An ID is required.

On Saturday, April 24, St. George Fire Department, IDEA Innovation School, and the State Fire Marshal’s Office have teamed up to offer the Moderna vaccine on the IDEA campus (7800 Innovation Park Drive) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

On Friday, April 30 Ochsner is hosting a free vaccine clinic at the St. John Community Center located at 2900 Highway 51 in LaPlace from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. where participants can get a dose of the Pfizer vaccine. CLICK HERE to register in advance on MyOchsner or call 844-888-2772. You may also register on site the day of the clinic while supplies last. An ID is required.

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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