There is a massive vaccination event hosted by Ochsner this Saturday. Details here >

Michelle Southern: Weekdays 2pm-7pm



BATON ROUGE – Ochsner Baton Rouge and Southern University will offer a drive-thru mass vaccination event this Saturday, March 27. Starting at 9 a.m., Ochsner hopes to administer 2,000 Moderna COVID-19 vaccine doses. The final appointment time is 3:45 p.m. for the event held at Southern’s F.G. Clark Activity Center, located at 801 Harding Blvd.


Appointment times are open and available to everyone meeting current Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) criteria. A full list of vaccine criteria can be found at


Those who are vaccinated on Saturday will be scheduled automatically to return for their second dose at F.G. Clark Activity Center on Sunday, April 25. Each person inside the vehicle will need their own appointment.


The vaccine is free and open to anyone regardless of their patient status at OchsnerHowever, appointments must be made in advance through the Ochsner vaccine call center, (844) 888-2772, or through MyOchsner.


When scheduling with MyOchsner, patients must first choose which vaccine they want before viewing available appointments. To schedule an appointment on Saturday, patients using MyOchsner should select “Moderna” as the vaccine type before selecting the location.


Those who complete the “e-pre check” function on MyOchsner before arrival can skip the registration stop upon entry and go straight to a Fast Pass lane. Vaccine recipients will receive their injections while inside their cars, as Ochsner has assembled 12 vaccination teams to expedite vehicles through the line. Cars will then be directed to a separate parking area for a 15-minute monitoring period before leaving.


Eligible community members can make an appointment in the following ways:

·       Existing MyOchsner users can log on 24/7 to schedule for any vaccine appointment throughout Ochsner Health. To setup a MyOchsner account, please visit

·       Call 844-888-2772. Ochsner’s call center is open weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Ochsner also offers the following additional vaccination options in the Baton Rouge region:

·       Monday, March 22 & Tuesday, March 23

o   MLK Community Center (4000 Gus Young Ave., Suite 206) – Pfizer

§  9AM-4PM

·       Wednesday, March 24

o   Ochsner Vaccine Clinic (1770 Physicians Park Dr.) – Pfizer

§  9AM-6PM

·       Thursday, March 25

o   Ochsner Vaccine Clinic (1770 Physicians Park Dr.) – Pfizer

§  8AM-5PM

o   Iberville Parish Health Unit (24705 Plaza Dr. A, Plaquemine) -Moderna

§  8AM-1PM

·       Friday, March 26

o   Ochsner Vaccine Clinic (1770 Physicians Park Dr.) – Pfizer

§  8AM-5PM

o   YMCA – CB Pennington (15550 Old Hammond Hwy.) – Pfizer

§  9AM-4PM


To learn more about Ochsner’s vaccine efforts, please visit