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Baton Rouge General, YMCA Team Up for Flu Shot Week

BATON ROUGE, La. – Baton Rouge General (BRG) is teaming up with the YMCA for Flu Shot Week, bringing drive-thru flu shot events to the community starting Monday, Oct. 18 through Saturday, Oct. 23.

Ages 3 and up are welcome, and flu shots are free with most insurances. Non-insurance payment options are also available. Please bring a valid photo ID and insurance card, and remember to wear a mask.

Flu Shot Week dates and locations:

  • Monday, October 18: 8-11 a.m. (Americana YMCA, 4200 Liberty Way, Zachary)
  • Tuesday, October 19: 8-11 a.m. (C.B. Pennington Jr. YMCA, 15550 Old Hammond Hwy., BR)
  • Wednesday, October 20: 8-11 a.m. (ExxonMobil YMCA, 7717 Howell Blvd., BR)
  • Thursday, October 21: 3-6 p.m. (A.C. Lewis YMCA, 350 S. Foster Dr., BR)
  • Friday, October 22: 8-11 a.m. (Dow Westside YMCA, 3688 Sugar Plantation Pkwy., Addis)
  • Saturday, October 23: 8-11 a.m. (Paula G. Manship YMCA, 8100 YMCA Plaza Dr., BR)

In addition, BRG will host flu shot events at two of its clinics before the start of Flu Shot Week:

  • Friday, October 15: 8-11 a.m. (BRG Imaging Center, 2550 O’Neal Ln., BR)
  • Saturday, October 16: 8 a.m.-Noon (BRG Primary Care Group Clinic, 5353 Florida Blvd., BR)

For more information, call (225) 763-4500.

About Baton Rouge General Medical Center
Baton Rouge General Medical Center is the area’s first community hospital with over 600 licensed beds between three campuses. Baton Rouge General opened its doors in 1900, and has provided the Greater Baton Rouge community with high-quality healthcare for generations. An accredited teaching hospital since 1991, Baton Rouge General is affiliated with several medical school programs, and offers other medical education programs, including a School of Nursing, School of Radiologic Technology, Family Medicine Residency Program, Internal Medicine Residency Program, and Sports Medicine Fellowship Program. For more information, visit, find us on Facebook at and follow us on Twitter @BRGeneral and Instagram @batonrougegeneral.