LIST: Ochsner offers expansive COVID testing, vaccine, boosters during holiday season

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BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD)- Ochsner Baton Rouge is offering a robust supply of COVID-19 vaccinations, boosters, and PCR testing. These services are for both children and adults are available at no out-of-pocket cost.

Appointments are not required but preferred by calling (844) 888-2772 or visiting MyOchsner.org. Walk-ins are accommodated as supplies last. You must bring a picture ID and insurance card, if applicable. Ochsner will not turn away patients based on their insurance status.

Booster shots are recommended for all adults (18+) six months after completing their two-shot series of Pfizer or Moderna, or two months after receiving the single-shot Johnson & Johnson. In early December, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) approved the Pfizer booster for 16- and 17-year-olds.

Here is the schedule of vaccine and testing locations in the Baton Rouge area:

Wednesday, Dec. 22

8 a.m.-3 p.m.

Former Runnels School

Thursday, Dec. 23

8 a.m.-noon

Iberville Parish Health Unit

24705 Plaza Dr. A, Plaquemine

Thursday, Dec. 23

8 a.m.-3 p.m.

Former Runnels School

Sunday, Dec. 26

8 a.m.-noon

Former Runnels School

(Vaccines for children 5-11 only, testing available)

Monday, Dec. 27

8 a.m.-3 p.m.

Former Runnels School

Tuesday, Dec. 28

8 a.m.-3 p.m.

Former Runnels School

Wednesday, Dec. 29

8 a.m.- 3 p.m.

Former Runnels School

Thursday, Dec. 30

8 a.m.-3 p.m.

Former Runnels School

Thursday, Dec. 30

8 a.m.-noon

Iberville Parish Health Unit

24705 Plaza Dr. A, Plaquemine

Sunday, Jan. 2

8 a.m.-noon

Former Runnels School

(Vaccines for children 5-11 only, testing available)

CURRENT SCHEDULE: VACCINE (PFIZER ONLY) FOR CHILDREN (AGE 5-11)

Wednesday, Dec. 22

2 p.m.-6 p.m.

Ochsner Health Center – Prairieville

16220 Airline Highway, Prairieville

Thursday, Dec. 23

Noon-2 p.m.

Iberville Parish Health Unit

24705 Plaza Dr. A, Plaquemine

Sunday, Dec. 26

8 a.m.-noon

Former Runnels School

Tuesday, Dec. 28

1 p.m.- 4 p.m.

Ochsner Community Health – Brees Family Center

7855 Howell Blvd., Suite 320, Baton Rouge

Wednesday, Dec. 29

9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Ochsner Health Center for Children – Goodwood

8040 Goodwood Blvd., Baton Rouge

Thursday, Dec. 30

Noon-3 p.m.

Iberville Parish Health Unit

24705 Plaza Dr. A, Plaquemine

Sunday, Jan. 2

8:30 a.m.-noon

Former Runnels School

(Vaccines for children 5-11 only, testing available)

For more information, please visit Ochsner.org/vaccineinfo. Locations are also posted weekly on the Ochsner Baton Rouge Facebook page. A current schedule is available here.

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