January 19, 2021

Terrebonne General Medical Center (TGMC) is collaborating with Fletcher Technical Community College to provide same day results COVID-19 testing for their employees. The Louisiana Department of Health recommends COVID-19 testing for anyone who are experiencing symptoms such as fever, cough, or shortness of breath.

January 19, 2021

The Northlake-Mandeville Rotary Club has launched its SURE-SHOT initiatie, which encourages everyone to receive and update their vaccines.

January 19, 2021

Sophia L. Thomas, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, PPCNP-BC, FNAP, FAANP, a provider at Daughters of Charity Health Centers (DCHC), has been named president-elect of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). She has served DCHC’s patients for two years, and currently works at the Kenner health center location.

January 19, 2021

Terrebonne General Medical Center (TGMC) has appointed William St. Martin, MD, as chief of medical staff and John Steigner, MD, as vice-chief of staff for 2021-2022. St.

January 19, 2021

The Louisiana Department of Health confirmed the state’s first identified case of the COVID-19 variant, SARS-CoV-2 B.1.1.7., frequently referred to as the U.K. variant because it is prevalent in the United Kingdom, in an individual in the Greater New Orleans area.

This variant spreads more easily from one person to another than other viral strains currently circulating in the United States, though It has not been shown to cause more severe disease. Health experts believe current COVID-19 vaccines are effective against the variant strain.