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Single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine paused after it was connected to blood clots.

The Johnson & Johnson vaccine connected to blood clots.

  Six recipients of the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine developed a rare clotting disorder, causing the Federal Health Agency to pause distribution of the single-dose vaccine. All six of those patience who developed the disorder were women between 18 and 48 years old. One has died and another is in critical condition. The C.D.C.’s…MORE

FDA approves two rapid tests that you’ll be able to take from home!

FDA approved Covid-19 testing form home.

  Very soon you’ll be able to find out if you are positive for Covid-19 from the comfort of your home. Late yesterday (April 1st), the FDA authorized the Quidel QuickVue and Abbott BinaxNOW tests for home use. You would be able to swab on your own at home and find your results out without…MORE

‘Sleeves Up’ COVID-19 Vaccinations at the Ville Platte Civic Center on March 4th

‘Sleeves Up’ COVID-19 Vaccinations at the Ville Platte Civic Center on March 4th

The COVID-19 vaccine is the best way to protect yourself and your family members from Covid. COVID-19 VACCINE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY VILLE PLATTE CIVIC CENTER 704 N SOILEAU STREET THURSDAY MARCH 4TH To schedule an appointment call 337-262-5311 Vaccination Available only for those in the current eligibility group: • Persons 65 years of age or…MORE

‘Sleeves Up’ Vaccination Event At Progressive Baptist Church

‘Sleeves Up’ Vaccination Event At Progressive Baptist Church

  From The La. Dept. of Health- COVID-19 VACCINE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY PROGRESSIVE BAPTIST CHURCH COMMUNITY OUTREACH CENTER 125 GALLIAN STREET LAFAYETTE 70501 THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25TH To schedule an appointment call 337-262-5311 Vaccination Available only for those in the current eligibility group: • Persons 65 years of age or older • Dialysis patients • Persons…MORE

Up Next, A Shortage Of Pepperoni

Up Next, A Shortage Of Pepperoni

Coronavirus has provided us with many shortages this year, toilet paper, hand sanitizer, coins….next up…pepperoni! Some pizza restaurants around the country are reporting a shortage of pepperoni and higher prices for cheese.  There is no clear reason why there’s a shortage, perhaps it’s the labor involved as meatpackers are cutting back on the number of…MORE

Nurses Organize Patient’s Wedding As He Recovers From Coronavirus

Nurses Organize Patient’s Wedding As He Recovers From Coronavirus

  COVID 19 put a halt to many weddings here in Acadiana and all across the country.  Numerous Brides and Grooms postponed to a later date and time, where hopefully coronavirus would not affect their big day. In San Antonio, a group of nurses came up with a unique idea to help out a loving…MORE

COVID-19 Testing Sites Continue In Acadiana

COVID-19 Testing Sites Continue In Acadiana

Federal COVID-19, Drive-Through Testing Sites Continue in Acadiana LDH and LANG has partnered with parish governments in Region 4 to offer COVID-19 drive through testing. Acadia Parish: Monday August 3rdand Wednesday August 5th  – 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM Acadia Rice Arena. 159 Cherokee Drive. Crowley. 70526 Tuesday August 4th   – 8:00 AM – 4:00…MORE

Vitalant Begins Testing All Blood Donations for Antibodies to COVID-19

Vitalant Begins Testing All Blood Donations for Antibodies to COVID-19

LAFAYETTE, LA– Monday, June 1, 2020 – Today, Vitalant became the first national blood bank to test all blood donations for antibodies to SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. The nation’s largest independent, nonprofit blood collector—serving hospital patients in South Louisiana—is providing the test results to donors who complete successful blood donations, which are critically…MORE

2020 Gueydan Duck Festival Canceled

2020 Gueydan Duck Festival Canceled

In a Facebook post on May 26th, Gueydan Duck Festival President Jerrod Broussard announced the cancellation of the 2020 festivities. In the post below, Mr. Broussard said the decision was not easy, but the festival will continue August 26-29th 2021.MORE

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