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Flu season is here

The flu can have a serious impact on the health of our communities, and this year with COVID-19, it’s more important than ever for everyone to get the flu vaccine. The flu shots can go a long way to protect you, your family and the community. Getting the flu shot is an easy way to help save lives, and Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport is making it more convenient than ever so that we can work together to fight the flu.

If you or a family member has flu symptoms, please visit an Urgent Care location or see a doctor online 24/7 with an Anywhere Care Virtual Visit.

How to identify flu symptoms and what to do if you think you need to seek care, visit the To Your Health Ochsner Blog

We also offer a 24/7 Ochsner On Call nurse care line, at 1-800-231-5257.


Convenient Ways to Get a Flu Shot at Ochsner LSU

1. Appointments with a Primary Care Physician

Ochsner LSU Health primary care and pediatric physicians offer flu shots by appointment at any of our Health Centers in North Louisiana.

To schedule an appointment:

2. Visit an Urgent Care Location

Our urgent care locations can administer flu shots to adults and children 6 months and older.

3. Drive-Thru Flu Shot

Drive-thru flu shots are available on Saturday, November 14 at the following locations below. Make an appointment or call to schedule your drive-up time.

Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport - St. Mary Medical Center, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. - 318-626-0050

Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport - Monroe Medical Center, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. - 318-330-7874


Think You Have the Flu?

If flu symptoms arise, Ochsner patients can call Ochsner On Call (1-800-231-5257), a free service with specially trained registered nurses available to discuss your health care concerns, to help you decide if your symptoms require going to the emergency room for assessment or a visit to a physician, and to recommend appropriate self-care techniques.

Remember to wash your hands frequently and cover your mouth when sneezing and coughing to help limit spreading the virus to others.

Schedule a Virtual Visit

If you or a loved one has flu symptoms, Anywhere Care virtual visits allow you to see a doctor online 24/7.

Get Care Now

Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport is always ready to provide the high-quality care you deserve!