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COVID testing, flu vaccines available this week

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Posted at 7:19 PM, Oct 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-24 20:19:29-04

The Louisiana Department of Health and the Louisiana National Guard, along with parish and local officials, are offering no-cost drive-thru COVID-19 testing in several Acadiana parishes this week.

Some sites also will have staff on hand to administer the flu vaccine. Those sites will be listed in bold.

October 26 - St. Martin Parish
8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
St. Martin Health Unit
303 W. Port St., St. Martinville

October 27 - Iberia Parish
8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Iberia Parish Health Unit
715B Weldon St., New Iberia

October 28 - St. Landry Parish
8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Melville Civic Center
1105 1st St., Melville

October 28 - Acadia Parish
8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Acadia Parish Health Unit
1029 Capitol Ave., Crowley

October 29 - Vermilion Parish
7 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Vermilion Parish Health Unit
2501 Charity St., Abbeville

October 29 - St. Landry Parish
7 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Opelousas Civic Center
1638 Creswell Lane, Opelousas

October 30 - Lafayette Parish
8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Lafayette Parish Health Unit
220 W Willow St., Lafayette

  • Pre-register at www.DoINeedaCOVID19Test.com. Onsite registration is available; you must provide a phone number and email address).
  • Wear a mask
  • Anyone 5 years of age and older can be tested
  • Test is a self-administered nasal swab test
  • Results will be available online within 3-5 days

For more information, call 337-262-5311. For a full list of COVID-19 testing sites across the parish and state, visit ldh.la.gov/coronavirus.

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