Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital celebrates one year since opening its state-of-the-art facility serving children across Louisiana. Oct. 5, 2019, at 6 a.m. marked a pivotal moment for the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System, whose 107 year history includes nearly 75 years of advanced pediatric care delivered with expertise and compassion across Louisiana.
Ashley Rawson, MD, joined Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Health as the region’s only pediatric nephrologist, specializing in treatment of kidney diseases and infections.
Baton Rouge General’s (BRG) family medicine clinic in Zachary is teaming up with the YMCA to bring drive-up flu shot events to the community on Oct. 20 and 26 from 8 a.m. -12 p.m. The drive-up events will take place outside of the Americana YMCA, located at 4200 Liberty Way.
Ages three and up are welcome, and flu shots are free with most insurances. Non-insurance payment options are also available. Bring a valid photo ID and insurance card, and remember to wear a mask.
The Zachary clinic, led by Vicki Munson-Whetstone, MD, and Daniel Daire, FNP, opened in June.
Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group is offering drive-thru flu shots on Saturdays throughout October.
“Getting the flu shot is the number one thing you can do to prevent the flu,” said James Craven, MD, president of Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group. “It takes about two weeks for your body to build up the antibodies needed to fight the flu virus. We recommend getting your flu shot as soon as possible to build up your immune system and protect you for the rest of the flu season.”
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