LCMC Health announced the opening of its newest urgent care location at 5800 Magazine Street, Suite A.
The clinic will provide direct access to LCMC Health physicians for patients needing follow-up care. LCMC Health’s family of healthcare facilities includes Children’s Hospital New Orleans, East Jefferson General Hospital, New Orleans East Hospital, Touro, West Jefferson Medical Center, and University Medical Center.
“Our goal is to make urgent care services more accessible to better meet the needs of our patients,” says Greg Feirn, CEO, LCMC Health. “Together with our member hospitals, our newest urgent care clinic in Uptown New Orleans puts our health system firmly on the path of providing the right care, where and when our patients need it.”
The new clinic on Magazine Street is the seventh LCMC Health Urgent Care clinic in the Greater New Orleans area. Other LCMC Health Urgent Care locations can be found in Algiers, Clearview, Covington, Gretna, Lakeview, and Marrero. All LCMC Health Urgent Care clinics operate Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. and Saturday/Sunday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Each one offers no-appointment necessary, walk-in care for minor illnesses and injuries for patients ages three months and older.
Patients that are not able to make it to the clinic in person can also schedule a virtual visit.
LCMC Health Urgent Care clinics also offer on-site rapid COVID-19, flu, and strep testing. Results are available in minutes. As with all of its facilities, LCMC Health is committed to maintaining CDC recommended COVID-19 protocols.