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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

A Study Finds Several Hand Sanitizers Contain A Cancer Causing Chemical

Does your hand sanitizer contain a cancer causing chemical?

  Shortly after the pandemic began, hand sanitizer producers struggled to meet the demand for their product. For public safety, many companies quickly shifted their focus to produce their own version of the product. That quickness came with a cost, as a study reveals that 21 of 260 brands were found to have higher than…MORE

Region 4 Vaccination Sites Week of 3/29/21

Region 4 Vaccination Sites Week of 3/29/21

Online scheduling for Community Vaccination Events available at OPH4.timetap.com Parish Site Address City Acadia Acadia St. Landry 810 S. Broadway St. Church Point Acadia Acadiana Pediatrics 717 Curtis Drive Rayne Acadia Biers Pharmacy 410 N Parkerson Avenue Crowley Acadia Carmichael’s Cashway 1002 North Parkerson Avenue Crowley Acadia Church Point Community Pharmacy 731 S Main Street…MORE

Mayor President Josh Guillory Quarantines After Being Exposed to Covid-19

Mayor President Josh Guillory Quarantines After Being Exposed to Covid-19

Tuesday afternoon, Lafayette Mayor-President Josh Guillory was contacted by Dr. Tina Stefanski and was notified that he had close contact – within six feet – for more than 15 minutes with someone who tested positive for COVID-19. Guillory promptly began self-isolation after Dr. Stefanski gave him guidance. Her medical advice is that Guillory is to…MORE

Covid 19 Testing Sites Week of January 11

Covid 19 Testing Sites Week of January 11

Drive Thru COVID- 19 Testing 01/11/2021 -01/15/2021 Lafayette Lafayette Parish Health Unit 220 W Willow St. Lafayette LA 01/11/2021 St. Martin St. Martin Health Unit 303 W. Port St. St. Martinville LA (behind the Health Unit) 01/12/2021 Iberia Iberia Parish Health Unit 715 Weldon St. New Iberia LA Testing from 8am to 3pm For COVID…MORE

Lafayette Firefighters Receive The Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine

Lafayette Firefighters Receive The Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine

  Lafayette, LA – Lafayette Fire Department firefighters received the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine yesterday, administered through the Louisiana Department of Health. Fire Chief Robert Benoit was the first to receive the vaccine. It was important to him to exemplify leadership and to assure the men and women of the fire department the vaccine is safe.…MORE

Santa Using Zoom To Talk To Kids

Santa Using Zoom To Talk To Kids

  Not even Covid-19 can stop Santa from visiting the children of the world this year.  One of the ways helper Santas are making sure the Naughty or Nice list is complete is by meeting with kids on Zoom.  Santa Bob Jordan said, “All I know is I’ve been having fun for a long time.” …MORE

Drive Thru COVID- 19 Testing Sites This Week

Drive Thru COVID- 19 Testing Sites This Week

DATE PARISH LOCATION ADDRESS 11/30/20 12/01/20 12/02/20 12/03/20 12/04/20 – Lafayette Parish Health Unit 220 W Willow St, Lafayette Friday, December 4th Flu Vaccine available 11/30/20 St Martin St Martinville Health Unit 303 W. Port St, St Martinville 12/01/20 Iberia Iberia Parish Health Unit 715 Weldon St, New Iberia LA 12/01/20 Iberia Iberia Parish Ward…MORE

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