COVID-19 Resources

Ochsner Surpasses 100,000 Community COVID-19 Tests

We are proud to announce that Ochsner Health has surpassed 100,000 statewide COVID-19 community tests! As a system, we have been able to offer testing statewide from New Orleans to Lake Charles to North Louisiana. Together we:

  • Covered eight of the nine regions in Louisiana
  • Set up more than 200 testing locations
  • Covered 117 zip codes
  • Mobilized nearly 1,100 teams

Our commitment to our communities is what has made this milestone a reality.

COVID-19 & Antibody Testing

At Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport, we are committed to testing and bringing clinical trials and new therapies to our community. We are currently offering COVID-19 and antibody testing.

Testing is safe and simple. Knowledge is power, so know where you stand. Find a testing location.

Know the signs and symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) and what to do

Symptoms can be very similar to the flu or cold. If you develop these symptoms or have been in contact with someone know to have COVID-19:

  • Call the Ochsner COVID-19 Info Line, our free nurse care line: 1-866-703-7790
  • For general information, dial the Louisiana hotline, 211, or text the keyword LACOVID to 898-211.

COVID-19 Testing Available at our Urgent Cares

If you require a COVID-19 test for return to school or travel, please call your preferred Ochsner LSU Urgent Care location to check availability and reserve your test. There are limited number of tests available per day.

Find an Urgent Care

Visitor Policy

In order to protect the health of our communities, and as a safety precaution to prevent the risk of spreading COVID-19, we have instituted visitor restrictions in accordance with recommendations from the CDC. View our visitor policy.

Connect with Your Provider

If you are in need of care, our team is here for you. Stay connected to your healthcare with MyChart.

- Message your provider with questions 24/7
- Request prescription refills
- Check your test results

Here for You and Your Family

With new safety and screening measures in place, we are now scheduling appointments and procedures that are time-sensitive and were postponed by COVID-19.

To schedule an appointment, contact us or schedule online using MyChart.

Anywhere Care

See a provider from home with an Anywhere Care virtual visit. Available for urgent care needs, behavioral health and mild or severe respiratory illness.

Start a Virtual Visit

We strive to support and care for our community - including you!