The Lafayette Office of Public Health is offering the 2009 H1N1 and seasonal flu vaccine to all Lafayette Parish residents at no cost.
The event will take place on January 22, 2009 from 8:30- 4PM.
Lafayette parish health unit 220 W. Willow street, Building A
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The office of public health is offering H1N1 vaccines for students and staff at no cost.
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(Abbeville, LA) Randy Schexnayder, Superintendent of Schools for Vermilion Parish announced that H1N1 vaccinations for students will begin when students return from Thanksgiving vacation. "Everyone needs annual flu protection because the influenza virus changes from year to year"... more »
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The vaccine will be provided during a specially held clinic on Saturday, November 14 from... more »
Louisiana's death toll from the swine flu has risen to 24. According to the health department, four more residents have died. Meanwhile, plans are being finalized to protect children from the virus. Several parishes in Acadiana are going forward with plans to vaccinate students. School districts in Jeff Davis, St.... more »