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Local COVID Information

COVID Testing

For your convenience, we are offering Drive-Thru COVID Testing. Call your physician and he or she will order the test for you. Then, drive up, get testing from your car, and we will call you shortly with the results. We request that you do not come to the Emergency Room to get tested to ensure our staff is available to treat our community members who are experiencing a critical emergency situation.

Scheduling your COVID Vaccine & Booster

The Centers for Disease Control and the Louisiana Department of Health recommends adults and children age 5 and up receive a COVID vaccine. Everyone 12 and up should receive a booster dose if eligible. To schedule a vaccine or booster, please call 225-748-3468. Leave a message and someone will call you back promptly to schedule your appointment. See below for detailed information on booster specifics.

When to get your booster

The information below is for your convenience to determine when you should get your COVID-19 booster shot. West Feliciana Hospital is ONLY administering the Pfizer Vaccine.

Pfizer vaccine

Individuals 12+: Booster shot 5 months after the initial Pfizer vaccination series.

Individuals 5-11: Moderately or severely immunocompromised children receive “child booster” 28 days after completing the initial vaccination series.

Other vaccines

If you did not receive a vaccine from West Feliciana Hospital, here are the recommended booster intervals:

  • Johnson & Johnson-Adults 18+: 2 months after your vaccine
  • Moderna- Adults 18+: 6 months after your vaccine

For complete vaccination information from the CDC, click here.

For those who test positive for COVID-19 and qualify and meet certain criteria, West Feliciana Hospital is now offering Monoclonal Antibody COVID-19 Infusion.

A Community Effort!

Through our community cooperative efforts, the COVID-19 vaccines have been administered throughout our parish at the highest percentage of population in the state, as of April 16th, 2021.  For more details on our standing in the state regarding vaccine administration, see the below news stories from WAFB, Channel 9, and WGMB Fox 44.

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