Free flu shot clinics are being held across northwest Louisiana on Friday, October 28. You can stop by the health unit in your parish between noon and 6pm to get the vaccine.

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These events are being held in each parish in the region except Webster Parish because that health unit is in the process of being renovated.


The State Department of Health says flu cases are starting to climb in our area and now is a good time to get the vaccine. Flu season is usually between December and February when the number of flu cases typically peaks, though it can extend into May.

Experts say getting a flu shot each year is the best way to protect yourself.

Who Should Get the Flu Shot?

The health department says everyone six (6) months of age and older should get a flu shot by the end of October, though getting one anytime during flu season can still help.


Where Are the Free Flu Shot Clinics?

These drive-thru clinics are being held at the following locations today.
  • Bienville Parish Health Unit: 1285 Pine St., Suite 102, Arcadia
  • Bossier Parish Health Unit: 3022 Old Minden Road, Bossier City
  • Caddo Parish Health Unit: 1035 Creswell Ave., Shreveport
  • Claiborne Parish Health Unit: 624 W. Main St., Homer
  • DeSoto Parish Health Unit: 113 Jefferson St., Mansfield
  • Natchitoches Parish Health Unit: 625 Bienville Extension, Natchitoches
  • Red River Parish Health Unit: 2015 Red Oak Road, Coushatta
  • Sabine Parish Health Unit: 1230 W. Louisiana Ave., Many
These shots are free, but if you do have insurance, a claim will be filed. But there will be no out-of-pocket cost to you.

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