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Ochsner In the News

Ochsner Health offers holiday toy safety tips for kids

WDSU | Dec 1, 2021

Ochsner Health wants parents and guardians to look out for potential toy hazards this holiday season. Dr. Ian Zlatkiss shared some steps and recommendations to keep children safe from dangerous toys.

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‘It’s a matter of time’: Louisiana’s largest health care provider warns residents about new COVID-19 variant

Louisiana Illuminator | Nov 30, 2021

While there haven’t been any Omicron cases found in the U.S. or in Louisiana yet, Ochsner Health — Louisiana’s largest health care system — asked residents to start preparing for the variant during a Tuesday press briefing.

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Vax Myths: Debunked

Essence Magazine | Nov 30, 2021

Over the last two years, we have all made maintaining our health and well-being a priority. ESSENCE® and the Louisiana Department of Health are helping to move our communities forward by spreading the word about the COVID-19 vaccination.

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TODAY: Ochsner Health providing latest information about COVID-19 Omicron variant and influenza

BR Proud | Nov 30, 2021

On Tuesday, Ochsner Health will be holding a briefing about the newest COVID-19 variant and the flu.

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St. Charles Parish Hospital recognized for meeting the highest safety standards in the country

Herald Guide | Nov 24, 2021

St. Charles Parish Hospital has earned an ‘A’ Fall 2021 Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group, a designation that recognizes efforts in protecting patients from harm and meeting the highest safety standards in the United States.

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Ochsner, Second Harvest Deliver Food for Thanksgiving

Biz New Orleans | Nov 22, 2021

As Thanksgiving approaches, Ochsner Health and Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans and Acadiana are helping residents of southeast Louisiana access nutritious food and a little joy this holiday season. The two organizations joined forces over several days last week to hand out Thanksgiving-style hot meals, shelf-stable and fresh groceries, and small holiday gifts to families in several regions severely impacted by Hurricane Ida.

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Unvaccinated, flooded, burned out: How Ochsner Health perseveres

American Medical Association | Nov 18, 2021

During a recent interview, Dr. Girgrah discussed the impact of low vaccination rates, Hurricane Ida and physician burnout, and how Ochsner continues to focus on the well-being of its workforce.

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Ochsner Blood Bank offering $15 Thanksgiving turkey vouchers to donors

WGNO | Nov 17, 2021

Ochsner Blood Banks are encouraging donations and as a gesture of appreciation, donors through Nov. 24 will receive a $15 voucher for a Thanksgiving turkey at Rouses.

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Ochsner Health makes 2 leadership changes

Becker's Hospital | Nov 12, 2021

Denise Basow, MD, will join Ochsner Health System as senior vice president and chief digital officer, and Aimee Quirk has been named CEO of Ochsner Ventures. They will assume their roles Jan. 3.

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Ochsner LSU Health opened new facility in North Bossier

Yahoo | Nov 12, 2021

This new facility will be home to Ochsner's team of expert providers who will provide healthy living to all patients through cutting edge care.

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