Noah Barnes, 11, hugs his father, Robert Barnes, as he and friend, Matt Nylund, arrive Monday evening on their bicycles at Hampton Inn & Suites in Morgan City. Robert Barnes and Nylund are riding their bicycles across the country to advocate for diabetes research. In 2017, Noah and his father walked across the United States after Noah, who has Type 1 diabetes, came up with the idea. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

‘Noah’s March’ for a diabetes cure

To say Noah Barnes has above-average perseverance for an 11-year-old is an extreme understatement.

Flu shots at no cost to the recipients will be available 1-4:30 p.m. Wednesday at the St. Mary Parish Health Unit, 1200 David Drive in Morgan City. Walk-ups are welcome. If you have private insurance, Medicaid or Medicare, you should bring your card.

The Daily Review/Bill Decker

(UPDATED) La. offering no-cost flu shots at parish health clinics

The most dangerous influenza season in a decade continues to send people to clinics and hospitals. Louisiana’s public health units, including the St.



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