Three COVID-19 vaccine events set for this weekend in Lafayette

COVID-19 vaccine
Posted at 10:38 PM, Apr 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-09 11:01:35-04

Three COVID-19 vaccination events are being held this Saturday.

First, single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccines will be given at Wat Thammarattanaram Buddhist Temple on Champa Ave. in Broussard. That event will begin at 9 a.m. This is the second vaccine event held at the temple. For more information, contact Pon Foreman at 337-278-5920.

Next, Southwest Louisiana Primary Health Care Center, LLC is holding a vaccination event at United Methodist Church in Lafayette. Vaccines will be available from 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. at the church, located at 2700 Louisiana Ave. The drive-thru event will provide the first vaccine dose only. Call 337-678-9000 for information on that event.

Southern University System will host a simultaneous vaccination event across the state with one of the locations in Lafayette. The one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine will be available free of charge to all individuals 16 and older from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the George Dupuis rec center.

For more on COVID-19 vaccines, including who is eligible, click here.

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