At this time, The Baton Rouge Clinic has received a limited amount of Pfizer Pediatric Vaccine for ages 5-11. We anticipate that we will receive more in the upcoming days, so please monitor our website and social media channels for the most up-to-date information.
To make an appointment, please call (225) 246-9240. Thank you for your patience and understanding.
COVID-19 Vaccine Procedure:
The Immunization Clinic is located at 7473 Perkins Road. It is the white brick building between our Main Clinic building and our Urgent Care/Albertsons. Patients will park and enter the building through the door labeled “COVID Vaccine Appointments Enter Here”.
Vaccine appointments are Monday- Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM.
- Wear your mask.
- Make sure your arm is accessible – For example: short sleeve t-shirt, sleeveless shirt, etc.
- Have your insurance card available.
- Please print and bring:
Appointment scheduling is for 1st dose Appointments only!
Your 2nd dose appointment, if needed, will be scheduled at your 1st dose appointment.
Schedule by Phone
*When Scheduling Online:
- If your insurance coverage is Medicaid, please choose “Not Listed”, and continue scheduling. Insurance coverage is not required to receive a COVID-19 vaccination.
- If you need to reschedule or cancel an appointment, please call our scheduling department at (225) 246-9240.
- Please only make one appointment per patient.
The COVID-19 Vaccine is not recommended for the following individuals:
- Under the age of 5, for Pfizer, or 18, for Moderna vaccine.
- With a severe allergic reaction to any component of the COVID-19 Vaccine (see description)
- Who are currently sick with a fever, active respiratory infection or other illness.
- Who had COVID-19 within the past 90 days.
3rd Shot or Booster Eligibility:
3rd Vaccine Dose
The FDA authorization was amended to allow for a 3rd dose after 28 days of the Moderna or Pfizer Vaccine. At this time, the 3rd dose is to be given to people with certain medical conditions or people receiving treatments that are associated with moderate to severe immune compromise.
- Receiving active cancer treatment
- Received an organ transplant and are currently taking medicine to suppress the immune system
- Received a stem cell transplant within the last 2 years or are currently taking medicine to suppress the immune system
- Moderate or severe primary immunodeficiency (such as DiGeorge syndrome, WiskottAldrich syndrome)
- Advanced or untreated HIV infection
- Active treatment with high-dose corticosteroids other drugs that may suppress your immune response
- Other conditions which cause moderate or severe immunosuppression similar to the above conditions
The third dose of the vaccine should be administered at least 28 days following the two-dose regimen of the same vaccine to individuals 18 years of age and older, whose immune systems are compromised moderately to severely).
Please print and sign the 3rd Dose Attestation Form before receiving the 3rd dose of the vaccine.
Please bring a form of identification to your appointment, such as a driver’s license or photo ID.
Booster shots of the Moderna or Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine became available to adults at increased risk, following new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). If you are 6 months out from your two-dose Moderna or Pfizer series, you are now eligible to receive a booster shot if you are:
- Anyone 18 and older who completed their two-dose Pfizer or Moderna vaccine series 6 or more months ago
- Anyone 18 and older who received their one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine two or more months ago
To schedule either of these appointments, please call (225) 246-9240.
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