NEW ORLEANS – All Ochsner hospitals, emergency rooms and health centers are open and keeping regular hours today, Monday, August 27. Patients who have appointments scheduled for today should plan to keep those appointments. Additional appointments are available today and can be made by calling 1-866-OCHSNER.
Ochsner advises all patients who need prescriptions refilled to please do so today. Once the emergency plan is activated by the City, our emergency departments will only accept patients requiring critical services.
Like all local hospitals, Ochsner facilities will not be available for use as emergency shelters at any time.
Details regarding hospital and clinic closures will be announced later this afternoon.
For questions, please call 1-866-OCHSNER. For a listing of Ochsner locations and hours, please visit ochsner.org/locations.
For suggestions on hurricane and evacuation preparedness, please visit ochsner.org/prepare.
Ochsner Health System is southeast Louisiana’s largest non-profit, academic, multi-specialty, healthcare delivery system with eight hospitals and 38 health centers in Louisiana. Ochsner has been named the Consumer Choice for Healthcare in New Orleans for 16 consecutive years and is the only Louisiana hospital recognized by U.S. News and World Report as a “Best Hospital” across 11 specialty categories. Ochsner employs more than 13,000 employees, over 850 physicians in over 90 medical specialties and subspecialties and conducts over 300 clinical research trials annually. Ochsner Health System is proud to be a tobacco-free environment. For more information, please visit ochsner.org and follow us on Twitter and Facebook.