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Ochsner Health Offers Free Virtual Urgent Care to Lake Charles Residents Displaced by Hurricane Laura

September 1, 2020

Impacted individuals can visit with a doctor on their phone, tablet or computer 24/7 by using the code LAURARELIEF.

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Ochsner Health Teams Up with Son of a Saint to Invest in New Orleans’ Youth

August 31, 2020

The donation to Son of a Saint will fund critical programmatic staff and enhance the organization’s services to promote the whole person—mind, body and spirit—through healthcare educators, social workers and mental health providers, as well as support and provide opportunities for Ochsner’s male staff to mentor boys in the program.

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Ochsner Eat Fit Dine Out to Support Local Restaurants on Aug. 7

July 13, 2020

Eat Fit Dine Out helps support the Eat Fit team of dietitians in educating and empowering Louisiana residents to live their healthiest, strongest lives possible.

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New Orleans Hospitals to Participate in National COVID-19 Study

May 12, 2020

The goals of the registry are to engage healthcare workers in a research community, understand their experiences and interests through ongoing surveys, and track critical health outcomes associated with caring for patients with COVID-19, such as stress and burnout.

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Ochsner Digital Medicine Programs Care for Vulnerable Populations During COVID-19 Response

April 21, 2020

According to the CDC, individuals with chronic conditions such as diabetes and hypertension are at a much greater risk of experiencing negative health outcomes from COVID-19. During the COVID-19 outbreak, Ochsner Health’s Digital Medicine Programs are helping patients manage chronic conditions from the safety of home.

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Ochsner Anywhere Care Sees Nearly 1000% Increase in Virtual Visits in March 2020

April 13, 2020

In March 2020, urgent care on-demand and behavioral health scheduled appointments increased 852% in enrollments and 933% in virtual visits over February 2020.

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Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing at Ochsner Health Center – Lake Terrace Available Starting Monday, April 13

April 9, 2020

Drive-thru testing will be available to residents of New Orleans and the surrounding communities who are symptomatic from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., or until the day’s allotted tests have been administered.

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Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing at Ochsner Health Center – Algiers Available Starting Friday, April 10

April 9, 2020

Drive-thru testing is available to residents of Orleans and Jefferson parishes who are symptomatic from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., or until the day’s allotted tests have been administered.

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St. Charles Parish Hospital—Therapy & Wellness Now Open in Destrehan

January 14, 2020

The new Therapy & Wellness center will offer the latest in top-rated exercise equipment, innovative techniques and a team that puts the patient first, providing a level of care second to none.

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