JEFFERSON PARISH, LOUISIANA
August 16, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FREE COVID-19 TESTING AND VACCINES AVAILABLE AT ALARIO CENTER
List of local testing and vaccination sites in Jefferson Parish is updated regularly at COVID.JeffParish.net
JEFFERSON, LA – Starting today, August 16, 2021, drive-thru COVID-19 testing and walk-up COVID-19 vaccines (Pfizer and J&J) will be administered at the Alario Center (2000 Segnette Blvd, Westwego, LA 70094). This site will be open every Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. It is encouraged that anyone wishing to be tested pre-register at Quest Diagnostics.
Testing at the Alario Center is available to individuals five years or older who want to know their COVID-19 status. Individuals under 16 years old must have a parent or legal guardian present to consent to testing. Everyone 12 and older is eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine in Louisiana (Pfizer is the only COVID-19 vaccine approved for people ages 12-17).
Due to the recent increase in demand for COVID testing, the following community test sites will also be available in Jefferson Parish starting this week: Celebration Church’s Kenner Campus, located at 3550 Williams Blvd. Kenner, LA 70065 (every Monday and Tuesday from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.); Terrytown Playground, located at 641 Heritage Ave. Terrytown, LA 70056 (every Thursday from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.); and West Jefferson Medical Center Drive-Thru, located at 4413 Wichers Dr., Marrero, LA 70072 (every Monday – Friday from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.). For a list of additional testing sites in Jefferson Parish, visit COVID.JeffParish.net/Testing.
Pfizer and J&J vaccines are regularly available at Lakeside Mall, Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport and Oakwood Center, among many other sites throughout Jefferson Parish. For more information about these vaccination sites and to see a full list of additional vaccination sites in Jefferson Parish, visit COVID.JeffParish.net/Vaccines.
Visit COVID.JeffParish.net to stay updated on COVID-19 in Jefferson Parish, including available resources, weekly testing/vaccine sites, local dashboard and more.
For more information about Jefferson Parish, visit www.JeffParish.net. Residents can also receive regular updates by following the Parish on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram (@JeffParishGov) or by texting JPALERT or JPNOTICIAS to 888-777.
Jefferson Parish Public Information Office
1221 Elmwood Park Boulevard, Suite 1002
Jefferson, LA 70123
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Gretchen Hirt Gendron, PIO