September 14, 2021

DePaul Community Health Centers is offering full-service women, infants, and children (WIC) assistance, including certification and recertifcation of services, for Louisiana residents at the healthcare agency's Carrollton location. The center, located at 3201 S. Carrollton Ave., will offer these services from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday.

September 14, 2021

Terrebonne General Health System is offering the following services which are continuing to accept patients:

-Emergency services, Terrebonne General campus – Daily; 7 a.m. – 5 pm.

-Cancer Center –Chemotherapy infusions; M – F; 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; call 857-8093.

-Chauvin Clinic - Primary care; M – F; 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.; No appointment needed; walk-ins welcome.

-COVID-19 same day testing, Mary Bird Perkins ramp; M- F; 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.; No appointment needed.  

September 14, 2021

Ochsner Community Health – Brees Family Center is open for in-person provider visits, but has also partnered with the Ochsner TeleHealth team to help give care virtually.

September 14, 2021

Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center in Covington welcomed Genevieve Maronge, MD, and Faizan I. Malik, MD, both medical and hematologist oncologists, to its staff.

September 14, 2021

Researchers at Tulane University School of Medicine have developed an inhaled vaccine against Klebsiella pneumoniae, a bacterium that can cause pneumonia in hospital settings. The vaccine was able to protect mice against several strains of the bacteria, according to a new study published in Science Immunology.