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Baton Rouge General Teams Up with 100 Black Men for Vaccine Booster Drive

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BATON ROUGE, La. – Baton Rouge General (BRG) is teaming up with 100 Black Men and community partners East Baton Rouge Council on Aging and Gloryland Baptist Church for a COVID-19 vaccine booster drive. The event will be held Saturday, April 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Gloryland, 6745 Greenwell Springs Rd. The vaccine drive aims to provide access to community members aged 50 and up.

The Pfizer COVID-19 booster will be administered, and attendees who have been vaccinated with the Moderna vaccine are still eligible to receive the booster. At least 8 weeks must have passed since your last booster.

BRG hosted COVID-19 vaccine events at Gloryland Baptist church during the height of the pandemic, in March 2021, providing nearly 2,000 vaccines to community members.

To register, visit or call 225-329-9000. A valid form identification as well as a vaccination card (either the LA Wallet app or physical card) is required.

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.

About The 100 Black Men of Metro Baton Rouge

100 Black Men of Metropolitan Baton Rouge, Ltd. is a non-profit organization where African-American males step forward and assume roles of community leadership, responsibility, and guidance. The organization serves as a catalyst to empower African-Americans to individually and collectively reach their full potential by maximizing the resources that foster and enhance achievement in education, economic and community development.