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Ochsner 65 Plus - Bocage Opens This Fall

May 17, 2022

Ochsner 65 Plus visits are typically longer than traditional primary care visits, allowing patients to schedule physician appointments up to an hour. Patients and their care teams get to know one another, and family and friends are welcome.

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Brees Family Center Marks 1 Year in North Baton Rouge

April 22, 2022

The center opened in April 2021, providing primary care, pediatrics, behavioral health, obstetrics/gynecology and smoking cessation services to underserved communities with the goal of promoting health equity for all.

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Ochsner Baton Rouge Welcomes New Providers

January 13, 2022

Ochsner Baton Rouge continues to increase the size and scope of its medical staff, welcoming six new providers across various specialties.

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New Ochsner Urgent Care Clinic Opens in Central, Louisiana

November 8, 2021

Added convenience for patients in Central, Denham Springs and Zachary

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Ochsner Health Announces Clinic & Urgent Care Re-Openings Following Hurricane Ida

September 2, 2021

Ochsner Health announces the reopening of the following health centers, clinics, and urgent care locations following Hurricane Ida.

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Ochsner Baton Rouge Offers Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing

August 11, 2021

Drive-thru PCR testing for COVID-19 is available at the former Runnels School at 17255 S. Harrell's Ferry Road in Baton Rouge. In August, drive thru hours are 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday thru Friday, and 8 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturdays.

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Ochsner Community Health – Brees Family Center Grand Opening

April 6, 2021

Located in North Baton Rouge, the community health center is designed to deliver primary care, pediatrics, obstetrics/gynecology and smoking cessation services to underserved communities with the goal of promoting health equity for all.

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Ochsner Baton Rouge Announces Groundbreaking for Ochsner Health Center – Gonzales

February 24, 2021

The clinic will offer both primary and specialty care.

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How Does “Falling Back” Impact Your Health?

October 26, 2020

We all have an internal clock, better known as the circadian rhythm. That rhythm is the 24-hour internal clock that helps regulate our sleeping and feeding patterns. Twice a year, we have to adjust our internal clocks due to the time changes known as Daylight Saving Time.

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How to Be a Safe Grill Master

June 29, 2020

Before you heat up those coals or turn on the gas, factor in these grilling safety tips from Grandville Morse, III, MD with Ochsner Urgent Care.

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