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Ochsner Baton Rouge Offers‘Flu Shot Fair’ Oct. 29


Drive-thru, Walk-in Options Available

BATON ROUGE – Ochsner Baton Rouge will hold a Flu Shot Fair from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24, and again from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29. The Flu Shot Fair will be held at several area locations, making the process quick, easy and safe.

The Flu Shot Fair is open to adults and children as young as 6 months old. Flu shots are available regardless of patient status with Ochsner, though online registration requires a free MyOchsner account.

Appointments are preferred but not required. To make an appointment, click here or call 866-OCHSNER to preregister.

Flu Shot Fair locations will only have the flu shot available during the event.

Each location will offer:

  • Fluarix – a quadrivalent flu shot for ages 6 months and older

  • FluAD – a high-dose flu shot for patients 65 and older

  • Flublok – a flu shot for patients with severe egg allergies

Bring a picture ID and your insurance card. After receiving the shot, patients will be asked to wait for 15 minutes before leaving as a safety precaution.

Flu Shot Fair locations are:

  • Ochsner Health Center – O’Neal (drive-thru only)

16777 Medical Center Drive

  • Ochsner Medical Complex – The Grove (walk-in)

10310 The Grove Blvd., Baton Rouge

  • Ochsner Health Center – Prairieville (walk-in)

16220 Airline Highway

  • Ochsner Community Health – Brees Family Center (walk-in)

7855 Howell Blvd., Suite 320, Baton Rouge

  • Ochsner Health Center – Tangipahoa (walk-in)

41676 Veterans Ave., Hammond

In addition to the Flu Shot Fair, Ochsner offers other options for flu shots:

  • Adults and children as young as 6 months can visit an Ochsner Urgent Care location. No appointment is required, and patients have the option to bill insurance or pay cash.

  • Ochsner Health Centers offer flu shots by appointment. Schedule online through MyOchsner or by calling (225) 761-5200.

  • Adults and children as young as 7 can visit any Ochsner Pharmacy & Wellness location, which accepts most health insurance plans, and walk-ins are welcome.

For more information about the Flu Shot Fair, please visit www.Ochsner.org/flu or www.Ochsner.org/BatonRouge.

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