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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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New Year, New Me?

December 30, 2019

If you’re planning on making a New Year’s resolution, Dr. Nicole Giambrone – a primary care physician with Ochsner Health Center – Lake Terrace – has a few tips for you.

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Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport Opens Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Location

September 20, 2019

Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport announces the opening of Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport Internal Medicine and Pediatrics on Provenance Boulevard.

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Ochsner Health Center – Lake Terrace Now Open

July 30, 2019

OHC – Lake Terrace was designed to meet the various healthcare needs of residents in Lake Terrace and Gentilly and the surrounding neighborhoods of Lakeview, Lake Vista and the UNO-Lakefront.

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Flood Water Safety Tips

July 10, 2019

If you were impacted by recent flooding, make sure to practice caution as waters recede.

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Ochsner Offers HIV PrEP Services Uptown

May 8, 2019

Louisiana is ranked fourth in the nation for highest HIV case rates and New Orleans is fourth in the nation for number of HIV case rates among the large metropolitan areas in the nation. Ochsner Health System is making preventative HIV treatment more accessible by offering HIV PrEP services at Ochsner Health Center – Tchoupitoulas.

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Ochsner Urgent Care Opens New Clinic in Central Business District

April 1, 2019

The 3,050 square foot facility is located on the first floor of the Whitney Hancock building (formerly One Shell Square) and features four exam rooms and one larger treatment room. The clinic offers a variety of walk-in services for adult and pediatric (six months and up) patients.

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Don’t Get the Flu for Christmas – Get Vaccinated by December 10

December 4, 2018

It takes up to 14 days after vaccination for antibodies that protect against flu to develop in the body. For this reason, a flu shot should be received no later than December 10 to lessen your risk in time for Christmas.

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Ochsner Health Launches Ochsner Anywhere Care, Powered by American Well

November 1, 2018

Ochsner Health System announced the launch of Ochsner Anywhere Care, a consumer-facing virtual visit platform for urgent care visits. In partnership with leading telehealth platform, American Well®, Louisianans can now connect with board-certified primary care providers for secure, live, on-demand video visits.

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Ochsner Health and NASA Celebrate Opening of Ochsner Health Center – Michoud

March 20, 2018

Ochsner Health System and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) are pleased to announce the opening of Ochsner Health Center – Michoud.

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