COVID-19 Resources

Latest updates from Ochsner LSU Health on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

COVID-19 Vaccine

Following expanded eligibility criteria, we are now offering scheduling for new first dose appointments at select locations on a first-come, first-served basis. Visit MyChart to schedule.

Vaccine Information

Community Vaccination Events

Get the latest schedule of vaccination events near you.

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.

Ochsner Surpasses 200,000 Community COVID-19 Tests

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:

- 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. Testing is safe and simple. Knowledge is power, so know where you stand.

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 here.

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

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