Ochsner reopens regional health centers

FOX 8 News received this news release from the Ochsner Health System Friday afternoon:

UPDATE - OCHSNER OPENS HEALTH CENTERS THROUGHOUT THE REGION

NEW ORLEANS – On Friday, August 31, Ochsner opened most of its health centers in multiple locations across the region. Ochsner is here to help by providing services as quickly as possible to the community, extending our hours and increasing appointments at some of our clinics and health centers.

All Ochsner Medical Centers and emergency rooms are open and treating patients.

Patients should call 1-866-OCHSNER for information on additional clinic openings and to confirm appointments or use MyOchsner at my.ochsner.org. For further information, please visit www.ochsner.org/isaac.

The following is an updated list of current clinic and health center status:

New Orleans

Ochsner Medical Center – Jefferson Highway

Extended Hours Available. To schedule an appointment, call 1-866-OCHSNER

• Primary care services (Internal Medicine and Pediatrics) are available on Saturday, September 1st at 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and on Sunday, September 2nd from 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

• Clinic hours for the week of September 3rd will be 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday - Thursday and 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on Friday.

• We anticipate that Ochsner Health Center – Metairie, Ochsner Health Center – Lakeview, Ochsner Children's Health Center – Destrehan and Ochsner Children's Health Center – Metairie (Rothschild) will be opened on Tuesday, September 4th.

Ochsner Baptist Medical Center

Extended Hours Available. To schedule an appointment, call 1-866-OCHSNER

• Clinic hours for the week of September 3rd will be 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday - Thursday and 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on Friday.

• Outpatient Imaging will open soon, pending power restoration.

• Ochsner Health Center - St. Charles Avenue is closed pending power restoration.

Ochsner Medical Center – Kenner

To schedule an appointment, call 1-866-OCHSNER

• OMC – Kenner is fully operational and offering all services.

• Ochsner Health Center – Luling will open an urgent primary care clinic on Saturday, September 1 from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.

• Ochsner Health Center – Driftwood – will open soon, pending restoration of power.

Ochsner Medical Center – West Bank

Extended Hours Available. To schedule an appointment, call 1-866-OCHSNER

• The following primary care clinics will open on Saturday – Lapalco 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Gretna 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday- Gretna 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

• All West Bank health center locations will open soon but are contingent upon restoration of power.

Baton Rouge

Ochsner Medical Center – Baton Rouge

Extended Hours Available. Call 225-761-5200 to schedule an appointment in Baton Rouge.

• All Baton Rouge Health Centers are open with the exception of Prairieville.

o All Prairieville doctors have moved to Bluebonnet.

o Prairieville will open Tuesday, September 4

• Primary Care and Specialty clinics at Ochsner Health Center – O'Neal and Bluebonnet locations will open on September 1st from 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Available services to include lab, x-ray, chemo/infusion, Cardiac echo and stress testing.

• All Health Centers will be open and operating with extended hours in many of our departments throughout the region the week of September 3rd. Hours will be 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Tuesday- Thursday and Urgent Care will continue as usual from 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Tuesday- Friday.

North Shore

Ochsner Medical Center – North Shore

Extended Hours Available. Call 985-875-2828 to schedule an appointment on the North Shore

• All North Shore health center locations are open, with the exception of Mandeville and Abita Springs, which will reopen on Tuesday, September 4th

• All North Shore Health Centers will resume their normal Saturday business hours and offer extended hours next week from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Bayou Region

Ochsner St. Anne General Hospital

To schedule an appointment, call 1-866-OCHSNER

• Ochsner St. Anne Family Doctor Clinic of Mathews is open for urgent care appointments.

• Ochsner St. Anne is seeing patients in all clinics with normal business hours except for the Lockport Clinic.