News Alert: Free Flu Vaccinations - January 31, 2018
Posted: 1/29/2018 2:31:30 PM
Louisiana Business Emergency Operations Center
This Wednesday, January 31, 2018 from 1:00- 4:30 PM all of our Parish Health Units will be offering the flu vaccine will be offered at No Cost on a walk in basis.

Updated flu information for our state:

*         Flu activity remains very high in Louisiana

*         The strain of the Flu that is currently circulating, Type A, H3N2, causes more serious illness than other strains

*          In Louisiana, we are on track to have more than 8,000 hospitalizations from the flu and 700 deaths in the 2017-2018 season

*          Influenza-like illness represents 10.1% of all healthcare visits this week in Louisiana and 30.2% of influenza tests are positive

Please see attachment for locations and times.

Attachment: Region 4 Flu Clinics.pdf

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