Posted: Jan 8, 2010 2:22 PM by Jthibodeaux
Opelousas General Health System will be providing free HINI Vaccines to the public on Tuesday, January 19, 2010 from 12:00 noon until 6:00 p.m. in the main, front lobby of the hospital. Individuals must be 10 years of age or older to receive the vaccine. A parent or guardian must accompany anyone under the age of 18. The HINI Vaccine is recommended for those who have asthma or pre-existing illnesses, pregnant women and anyone caring for infants or immune compromised individuals or family members. All individuals receiving the vaccine will be required to wait 15 minutes after the injection as a precaution for allergic reactions. The vaccine supply is limited and they will be distributed on a first come, first serve basis. If you have any questions, please call Stacy Bordelon, Infection Control Director at 337-948-5169. The Hospital address is 539 East Prudhomme Street, Opelousas, LA 70570.