Ochsner Health is a system that delivers health to the people of Louisiana, Mississippi and the Gulf South with a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate.
Due to tropical storm Barry, Ochsner health centers and urgent care clinics will close on Saturday, July 13.
All facilities will reopen for regular hours on Monday, July 15. Depending on weather conditions, Ochsner Urgent Care locations may open on Sunday, July 14. An announcement regarding urgent care will be made on Saturday.
Saturday closures include:
Ochsner Medical Center Baton Rouge (17000 Medical Center Dr., Baton Rouge, LA 70816) remains open and under normal operations, as does the ER at Ochsner Medical Complex – Iberville (25455 La Hwy. 1, Plaquemine, LA 70764).
Patients are encouraged to use Ochsner Anywhere Care, which connects patients to physicians via virtual visits. Ochsner Anywhere Care users can instantly connect with providers through a secure, interactive video via their smartphone, tablet or personal computer from home, work, or on the go. It’s an integrated and streamlined experience delivered through a free Ochsner Anywhere Care mobile app on iOS or Android or online through a computer www.ochsner.org/anywherecare.
Ochsner is attempting to reach all patients with scheduled Saturday appointments to reschedule. If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please dial 9-1-1.
About Ochsner Baton Rouge
The Greater Baton Rouge region is home to Ochsner Medical Center - Baton Rouge, a full-service, 150-bed facility and 13 Ochsner Health Centers across Ascension, East Baton Rouge, Iberville, Livingston and Tangipahoa Parishes – including Ochsner Cancer Center – Baton Rouge. Nearly 2,000 employees serve our patients in the Greater Baton Rouge area, including more than 180 physicians and Advanced Practice Providers whose collective dedication to patient care is recognized for quality excellence by Becker’s Hospital Review, Healthgrades, Truven Health Analytics and Leapfrog. Ochsner Baton Rouge is a part of Ochsner Health System, Louisiana’s largest non-profit healthcare delivery system. Ochsner is the only Louisiana hospital nationally recognized by U.S. News and World Report as a “Best Hospital” across three specialty categories caring for patients from all 50 states and more than 70 countries worldwide each year. For more information, please visit ochsner.org and follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.