Latest updates from Ochsner LSU Health on Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Get the latest information from Ochsner LSU Health on what you need to know about the COVID-19 vaccine and answers to frequently asked questions.
With new safety and screening measures in place, we are 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.
We are proud to announce that Ochsner Health has surpassed 200,000 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:
Our commitment to our communities is what has made this milestone a reality. Testing is safe and simple. Knowledge is power, so know where you stand.
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.
With new safety and screening measures in place, we are 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.
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:
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.
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.
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
See a provider from home with an Anywhere Care virtual visit. Available for urgent care needs, behavioral health and mild or severe respiratory illness.
Chances are, if you’ve turned on the news recently or opened your internet browser, you have seen mentions of coronavirus. Many have been left to wonder: What is it? How is it spread? And should I be concerned?
With different reports coming out every day on coronavirus (COVID-19), it is easy to be confused by myths. Below, we go through seven of the most common myths surrounding COVID-19.
When you or a family member develop a cough or a slight fever, your mind might immediately jump to “Do I/they have coronavirus?” Remember, we are still in flu and cold season and allergy season is starting up. The presenting symptoms may be related to something different than COVID-19.