BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) ––– Baton Rouge General (BRG) is kicking off ‘Boo the Flu’ on October 17. That means two weeks of walk-up flu shot events at local YMCA’s.  

BRG says to get your flu shot by the end of October to make sure you’re protected throughout the season. 

Anyone ages three and up can receive the shots, regardless of their insurance status. You’re asked to bring a valid photo ID and insurance card. BRG says there are other payment options if you don’t have insurance.

Flu shot events dates and locations:

  • Monday, October 17: 8-11 a.m., Americana YMCA, 4200 Liberty Way, Zachary
  • Wednesday, October 19: 8 a.m.-Noon, A.C. Lewis YMCA, 350 S. Foster Dr., BR
  • Saturday, October 22: 8 a.m.-Noon
    • Paula G. Manship YMCA, 8100 YMCA Plaza Dr., BR
    • Dow Westside YMCA, 3688 Sugar Plantation Pkwy., Addis
  • Tuesday, October 25: 9 a.m.-Noon, C.B. Pennington Jr. YMCA, 15550 Old Hammond Hwy., BR
  • Wednesday, October 26: 8-11 a.m., ExxonMobil YMCA, 7717 Howell Blvd., BR
  • Saturday, October 29: 8 a.m.-Noon, Paula G. Manship YMCA, 8100 YMCA Plaza Dr., BR

For more information, call the Baton Rouge Family Medical Center at (225) 763-4500.