Mom and Dad, mark your calendar!

Shots for Tots, brought to you exclusively by the kids E.R. at Women’s & Children’s Hospital, returns in 2019 on:

  • Saturday, Jan. 12
  • Saturday, April 13
  • Saturday, July 13
  • Saturday, Oct. 12

Each session will be held from 9 a.m. to noon in the Kids Specialty Center, 4704 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy., on the campus of Women’s & Children’s Hospital.

The cost is $10 per child. Bring record of previous immunization, if available.

The Louisiana Immunization Initiative launched Shots for Tots in 1992 in response to low levels of immunizations among preschool children and a subsequent measles outbreak in the state. Children are most susceptible to vaccine-preventable diseases during their infant years, according to ShotsforTots.com. The Louisiana Immunization Initiative seeks to immunize 90 percent of children with the primary series of immunizations by age 2 through Shots for Tots, a network of public and private entities working together to educate and update parents and providers about the need for infant immunizations.

Want to Go?

WHAT: Shots for Tots
WHEN: 9 a.m. to noon Jan. 12, 2019
WHERE: Kids Specialty Center, 4704 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy., Lafayette
COST: $10 per child