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‘Flu Shot Fair’ Set For October 9 at Ochsner CHRISTUS Health Clinic October 7, 2021

Lake Charles, Louisiana - In an effort to make the flu vaccination process quick, easy and safe, Ochsner CHRISTUS Health Center – Lake Area will hold a Flu Shot Fair from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 9 at the Ochsner CHRISTUS Vaccine Clinic at 4150 Nelson Road, Building C, Suite 11.

The Flu Shot Fair is open to adults and children as young as 6 months old. To make an appointment, click here, or call 855-668-3625 to preregister. Flu shots are available regardless of patient status with Ochsner CHRISTUS, though online registration requires a free MyOchsner account.

Appointments are preferred but not required.

The Flu Shot Fair offers two types of flu vaccines:

  • Fluarix – a quadrivalent flu shot for ages 6 months and older
  • FluAD – a high-dose flu shot for ages 65 and older

When arriving for your flu shot, please wear a mask. Bring a picture ID and your insurance card. After receiving the shot, patients will be asked to wait for 15 minutes before leaving as a safety precaution.

COVID vaccines are not available at the Flu Shot Fair. COVID vaccine appointments are available by calling 855-668-3625, through or on the MyChart app.