Capital Area Human Services (CAHS) will hold a summit on Dec. 5 to release the new "Community-Wide Response Plan to the Opioid Epidemic." The plan includes nine topic areas, recommendations and action steps for addressing the opioid crisis locally.
Baton Rouge General (BRG) celebrates the opening of its newest Express Care clinic, near the south gates of LSU, in the Highland Village shopping center at 4410 Highland Rd.
BRG Express Care is now open seven days a week and treats serious, but non-life threatening illnesses and injuries, including sprains, minor cuts and burns, allergic reactions, sinus infections, earaches, and fever. The clinic also features a lab, X-ray machine, and an EKG for more serious injuries. It is open from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. on weekdays, and from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
North Oaks Sports Medicine certified athletic trainers have joined North Oaks Physician Group orthopaedic surgeons to select John Ross Donnes, Mia Kugler, Meghan Landry, and Waylon Mabry as the 2018 “Student-Athletes of the Fall Season” in Tangipahoa and Livingston parishes.
Female and male students were chosen from both parishes, representing the months of August-October of 2018.
The Clinic of Welsh in Welsh, La., has been named the recipient of the 2018 Physician Summit Award from Louisiana Healthcare Connections for demonstrating a commitment to high quality, accessible care.
The Physician Summit Award is given annually to the healthcare provider that achieves the highest scores in key Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) quality measures across the health plan’s network.
1968. It was the year humans first traveled to the moon, the Civil Rights Movement and Vietnam War gripped our nation, The Beatles’ “Blackbird” took flight, and Samantha “bewitched” the airwaves. It was also the year Woman’s Hospital opened in Baton Rouge.