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Ochsner Health and BioInfoExperts Complete First Genomic Sequences of COVID-19 from New Orleans

April 17, 2020

By breaking down the virus to its most basic building blocks, researchers are one step closer to understanding viral spread across the state.

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5 Self-Care Habits for Healthcare Workers During COVID-19 Response

April 15, 2020

During this uncertain time, it's important for healthcare workers to remember to take care of themselves.

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Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport Expands Telemedicine Capabilities

April 14, 2020

Click for more information about Anywhere Care from Ochsner LSU Health, the only local health system offering Urgent Care virtual visits 24/7. Anywhere Care video commercial YouTube Video Ads (permissible for media to use screen shots for the purpose of sharing this capability).

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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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7 Ways to Celebrate Easter During Quarantine

April 8, 2020

During the COVID-19 outbreak and social distancing measures, this Easter might be a little different for most families.

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Ochsner Cancer Institute Offers Care for Travel-Impacted Patients during COVID-19 Pandemic

April 2, 2020

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, several governors in neighboring states have issued public safety executive orders targeting some of the virus’ hot spots, which includes the state of Louisiana.

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Let's Take The Self-Quarantine Seriously

April 1, 2020

While navigating through this unfamiliar territory, Ochsner Health has some tips to help you remain calm while also taking this pandemic seriously.

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Next Milestone Reached in Process for Lafayette General Health to Merge with Ochsner Health

April 1, 2020

The Boards of Trustees of Lafayette General Health (LGH) and Ochsner Health (Ochsner) have approved a Shared Mission Agreement (or definitive agreement) for LGH to merge with Ochsner and will sign the agreement today.

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