COVID-19 Vaccine Updates

Walk-In COVID-19 Vaccines & Boosters

We currently offer COVID Vaccines and Boosters for adults, teens and children 5 and over. The CDC now recommends an updated Bivalent Covid-19 Booster for individuals ages 5 and up.

COVID-19 Vaccines, Pediatric Vaccines and Boosters are offered on Thursdays from 8am to 8pm through St. James Urgent Care in Lutcher. St. James Urgent Care is located in the Medical Plaza next to the hospital (new entrance).

At this time all COVID vaccines and boosters are being offered on a walk-in basis. The location and schedule is subject to change based on volumes and availability.

Eligible Ages & Vaccine Sites  

Ages 6 months – 4 years
Contact your pediatrician for more information or Click Here to find a vaccination site.

Ages 5 and up
St. James Urgent Care offers the Primary Series and Bivalent Booster for individuals age 5 and up.
Boosters are recommended at least 2 months after the original series or last monovalent booster.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a booster shot and do I qualify?
A booster shot is an additional dose of a vaccine. A booster is designed to help people maintain their level of immunity for longer. The CDC now recommends an updated Bivalent Covid-19 Booster for individuals ages 5 and up. Click Here to learn more about COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters.

Do I need the same type of booster as my original vaccine or last booster?
The CDC allows patients to “mix and match” boosters, meaning that any patient who was vaccinated and qualifies for a booster can choose to receive any approved booster regardless of the type of vaccine initially administered.

Do you offer COVID Vaccines for kids?
We offer the COVID Vaccine and Boosters to kids ages 5 and up. Contact your pediatrician about the COVID Vaccine for kids ages 6 months to 4 years old.

Can I get my COVID Vaccine (or booster) at the same time as my flu shot?
Yes. The CDC states that individuals can get a COVID Vaccine (and other vaccines including a flu shot) at the same time. Experience with other vaccines has shown that the way our bodies develop protection, known as an immune response, and possible side effects after getting vaccinated are generally the same when given alone or with other vaccines.

How do I schedule a vaccine or booster?
Patients are not required to schedule COVID-19 vaccines or boosters. Vaccines and boosters are offered on a walk-in basis through St. James Urgent Care every Thursday from 8am to 8pm.


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