Ochsner Health is a system that delivers health to the people of Louisiana, Mississippi and the Gulf South with a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate.
Ochsner LSU Health has announced its plans for four new community health centers across north Louisiana. They will be opened by the end of 2022 and aim to address the health needs of underserved communities.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON KSLA
Friday April 9 approximately 3,000 Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine appointments will be available at the Xavier University Convocation Center (Stroelitz St., New Orleans, Louisiana 70125) from 7:45 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON WDSU
According to Second Harvest, Ochsner will be providing doses of the single-shot Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine at two of their upcoming food distributions.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON WWL
New Orleans-based Ochsner Health hasn't reported any COVID-19 deaths for its nursing staff across the entire system.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON Becker's Hospital Review
The two programs will be offered to students through classroom instruction at Xavier, and clinical rotations at Ochsner Health facilities will be offered to genetic counseling students. Xavier will be the first university in Louisiana to offer a genetic counseling training program and the only such program based at a Historically Black College University, a news release said.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON New Orleans City Business
St. Charles Parish announced Tuesday that it has partnered with Ochsner Heath and St. Charles Parish Hospital to bring an indoor mass vaccination site to the parish.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON WDSU
Ochsner Baton Rouge and Southern University are partnering to host a mass drive-thru COVID-19 vaccination event Saturday with the goal of administering 2,000 Moderna vaccines at no cost to recipients.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON BR Proud
Ochsner Health System is acquiring Louisiana Women's Healthcare, the largest obstetrics and gynecology physician group in the state — based in the capital city and spread across four floors inside Woman's Hospital.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON The Advocate
St. Mary Medical Center is home to the first breast milk depot in north Louisiana.
Mothers with newborns can drop off any extra milk to help premature babies across the state. The milk is collected at St. Mary Medical Center before being sent to Mother’s Milk Bank of Louisiana in New Orleans for testing and pasteurization.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON KSLA
Ochsner Health has committed $20 million to expand nursing and allied health education at Delgado Community College. The Ochsner Delgado School of Nursing and Allied Health will help meet critical workforce demands while providing opportunities for locals to thrive in high-wage careers.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON Nola.com