BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – Gov. Edwards stopped by the Our Lady of the Lake North Clinic on Tuesday morning.

While there, Edwards received the latest COVID-19 booster shot as well as the flu shot.

Prior to receiving those shots, Edwards highlighted the availability of both shots.

Edwards said it is “safe and appropriate to take both at the same time.”

According to Gov. Edwards, “more than 90 percent of our cases are BA.4 and BA.5 related.”

In regards to Covid-19, Edwards emphasized that “it is no longer about being fully vaccinated, it’s all about being up-to-date.

Anyone who is 12 and older can get the booster shot.

Gov. Edwards was joined by Louisiana Department of Health Secretary Dr. Courtney N. Phillips and Louisiana State Health Officer Dr. Joseph Kanter at this event.