COVID-19 testing, flu vaccination dates next week

Posted at 5:53 PM, Dec 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-10 18:53:03-05

The Louisiana Department of Health is partnering with several organizations to offer free COVID-19 testing and flu vaccinations over the next week. All sites are subject to change due to weather.

Testing is available this Saturday, December 12, from 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. at 718 South Buchanan Street presented by Representative Vincent Pierre and Ocshner Lafayette General. Flu vaccinations are also offered at this site.

Ocshner Lafayette General is also offering COVID-19 testing and flu vaccines next week from Wednesday-Friday, December 16-18. Testing will be offered at Domingue's Recreational Center, located at 901 Mudd Ave. in Lafayette, from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

The following drive-through no-cost testing dates and sites are offered through the Louisiana National Guard and the Department of Health:

12/14-12/18: Lafayette Parish

Lafayette Parish Health Unit
220 W Willow St.
(Friday, December 18 - flu vaccine available)

12/14: St. Martin Parish

St. Martinville Health Unit
303 W. Port St.
St. Martinville

12/15: Iberia Parish

Iberia Parish Health Unit
715 Weldon St. Ste. B
New Iberia

12/16: Evangeline Parish*

Ville Platte Civic Center
704 Soileau St.
Ville Platte

12/16: St. Landry Parish*

Opelousas Civic Center
1638 Creswell Ln

12/17: Acadia Parish

Rice Arena
159 Cherokee Dr

12/17: St. Martin Parish
Cecilia Civic Center
2464 Cecilia Sr. High School Hwy

12/18: Vermilion Parish
Vermilion Parish Health Unit
2501 Charity St.

All testing will be conducted from 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. *Ville Platte and Opelousas Civic Center testing from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

For COVID TESTING: Pre-register at
· You must provide an email address. Onsite registration is available.
· Results will be available online within 3-5 days
· There is no-cost for the COVID Testing
· Anyone 5 years of age and older can be tested. (no need to pre-register for ages 5 through 17 years)
· Wear a mask. It is a self-administered nasal swab test
For more information call 337-262-5311

For a complete list of Region 4 COVID-19 testing sites, click here and select your area.

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