Do you need a flu shot? Here are a few options in the area


[FILE] A medical practitioner prepares to deliver a flu shot.

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – Flu season seems to be upon us and the flu shot is available at many locations in the area.

YMCA is working together with Baton Rouge General to make drive-up flu shots available to the public.

All of the important information relating to the availability of the flu shots can be found below:

Baton Rouge General’s (BRG) family medicine clinic in Zachary is teaming up with the YMCA to bring drive-up flu shot events to the community on October 20 and 26 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. The drive-up events will take place outside of the Americana YMCA, located at 4200 Liberty Way. CC’s Coffee House will be on hand with free coffee for those receiving flu shots.

Ages 3 and up are welcome, and flu shots are free with most insurances. Non-insurance payment options are also available. Please bring a valid photo ID and insurance card, and remember to wear a mask.

Baton Rouge Clinic is also administering the flu shots via a drive-thru and details can be found below:

Drive-Thru flu shots are available Monday- Thursday 3 pm-5 pm, and Saturday 7am- Noon in front of our Urgent Care on Perkins. 

Our Lady of the Lake is offering drive-thru flu shots too.

All of the details about when and where you can get the flu shots can be found below:

The drive-thru flu shot clinic will offer adult flu vaccines only and will be open from 8 a.m. to noon at two locations in the Baton Rouge region – an Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group located at 1961 Staring Lane in Baton Rouge, and at Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group Ascension located at 2647 S. St. Elizabeth Boulevard in Gonzales.

Individuals will not need to leave their vehicle to receive their flu vaccine. Masks are highly encouraged for drive-thru and are required for any walk-ups. Most insurance plans are accepted, and no appointment is necessary.

Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group and Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Health clinics across the Baton Rouge region are also offering flu shots by appointment. Select clinic locations also offer walk-in flu shots. For the full list to find the location closest to you, visit

Last, but not lease, Ochsner is scheduling some upcoming flu fairs. In the meantime, everyone can get a flu shot at any Ochsner Health Center location in the Greater Baton Rouge area.

You can also walk in to either of the Ochsner Pharmacy locations in the area and get a flu shot.

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