BATON ROUGE – Ochsner Baton Rouge will offer several COVID-19 vaccination events this week, beginning Tuesday, May 11. The events offer one of the two-dose Pfizer or Moderna vaccines. On Saturday, May 15, the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine will be available at Elm Grove Baptist Church.
The Pfizer vaccine is available to anyone age 16 or older, while the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines are available to anyone age 18 or older.
Appointments are preferred, but walk-ins will be accommodated as supplies allow. To make an appointment, call (844) 888-2772, or visit MyOchsner.org. Vaccination sites are open to anyone regardless of their patient status at Ochsner.
Ochsner staff will be available at the following locations and times:
Tuesday, May 11, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
8133 Jefferson Highway
Wednesday, May 12, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Beacon Light Church
7513 Prescott Road
Thursday, May 13, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Iberville Parish Health Unit
24705 Plaza Drive A
Saturday, May 15, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Johnson & Johnson
Elm Grove Baptist Church
1069 North St.
Spanish, Vietnamese, Cantonese, Mandarin and Arabic translations are available at (833) 896-6586.
Photo ID and insurance cards are not required but will speed up the registration process if you bring them. If you are a teacher or healthcare worker, please bring your employee ID. Appointments usually take about 25-45 minutes, including the 15-minute monitoring period following the injection.
To make the process as quick as possible, we encourage you to complete your registration online in advance following the instructions sent to you upon booking your appointment.
For more information about the vaccine, visit the Louisiana Department of Health online at https://ldh.la.gov/covidvaccine/. To learn more about Ochsner’s vaccination efforts, please visit https://www.ochsner.org/vaccineinfo.