Don’t let the flu sneak up on you! With flu season rapidly approaching, Our Lady of the Lake just made flu vaccine available at 20 of its Baton Rouge area clinics.
According to a news release, flu shots are being offered to new and current patients.
“Getting a flu shot is one of the best ways you can protect yourself and others from contracting and spreading the flu,” said Catherine O’Neal, MD, infectious disease specialist at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center.
“The earlier you get a flu shot, the better as it can take up to a month to develop full flu immunity.”
We’re told Our Lady of the Lake is also playing its part in protecting the community against the flu by hosting its annual Flu Fair the first week of October for employees to receive their vaccinations.
All team members, volunteers, physicians, allied health staff, students, contract workers and other healthcare providers are required to be vaccinated from the flu each year.
To schedule an appointment or learn more information on how to protect yourself from the virus, click here.