Ochsner Baton Rouge Helps with COVID Vaccination Event for Hospitality Industry
Ochsner Baton Rouge will administer COVID-19 vaccines on Monday, May 24 at an event for hospitality industry workers. Hosted by the Baton Rouge Lodging Association, the event takes place 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Renaissance Baton Rouge Hotel at 7000 Bluebonnet Blvd.
The event is free and open to all hospitality workers, including furloughed employees, along with vendors and other business partners that support the industry.
Vaccination appointments are not required, but they are recommended. Appointments can be made by calling (844) 888-2772 or visiting MyOchsner.org. Walk-ins will be accommodated as supply permits, though participants are encouraged to complete an online registration to save time.
In addition, photo ID and insurance cards will speed up the registration process, though they are not required to receive the vaccine.
For more information about the COVID vaccine, visit the Louisiana Department of Health online at https://ldh.la.gov/covidvaccine/.
The May 24 event includes several prize drawings:
• A gift certificate for dinner for two at the Renaissance Baton Rouge Hotel’s Tallulah Crafted Food and Wine Bar
• A one-night stay at Embassy Suites by Hilton Baton Rouge
• Three champagne gift baskets from The Cook Hotel
• A two-night stay at the Residence Inn at Towne Center
• A two-night stay at the Hampton Inn Downtown
• A one-night stay at Courtyard Downtown
• A one-night stay at Crowne Plaza
• Two tickets to the Southern University Pete Richardson Classic on Sept. 11
About Ochsner Baton Rouge
Greater Baton Rouge is home to Ochsner Medical Center - Baton Rouge, a full-service, 150-bed hospital and 13 Health Centers across Ascension, East Baton Rouge, Iberville, Livingston and Tangipahoa Parishes – including Ochsner Cancer Center – Baton Rouge. Over 2,300 employees serve patients in the Greater Baton Rouge area, including more than 250 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, Louisiana’s largest non-profit healthcare delivery system committed to giving back to the communities it serves through preventative screenings, health and wellness resources and partnerships with innovative organizations that share our vision. Ochsner healed more than 876,000 people from across the globe in 2019, providing the latest medical breakthroughs and therapies, including digital medicine for chronic conditions and telehealth specialty services. Ochsner's team of more than 26,000 employees and 4,500 providers are working to reinvent the future of health and wellness in the Gulf South. To learn more about Ochsner Baton Rouge, please visit our website and follow us on Facebook.