VACHERIE, La (BRPROUD) – Louisiana Department of Health will hold a week-long vaccination and testing event in Vacherie from Monday, Dec. 6 to Friday, Dec. 10 at the St. James Parish Health Unit.

Vacherie residents have the option to receive Pfizer for ages five and up. Moderna and Johnson & Johnson will be offered for ages 18 and up, along with booster shots. Tetanus shots are available for those who are 18 and up along with flu shots for babies six months and up. Testing options include PCR testing and rapid testing.

Shot for 100 will be offered to those eligible on Tuesday and Thursday.

The event is free and open to the public. Appointments are preferred but walk-ups will be accepted. The vaccination event will be open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. To schedule an appointment, call (225)265-2181. The health unit is located at 29170 Health Unit Street in Vacherie, La.