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Severe Winter Weather Updates

Last Update: February 19, 2021 - 2:30 p.m.

The Ochsner LSU Health Office of Emergency Preparedness is continuing to monitor the upcoming severe winter weather and the impact to our area in the coming days. Now and always, your health is our priority.

Location Closures

Due to the severe weather, the following locations have closures and appointments have been canceled.

North Louisiana (Shreveport and Monroe areas)

  • All health centers, clinics, urgent cares, COVID-19 testing and vaccine locations will be closed Friday, Feb.19 and appointments are canceled.

Rescheduling Appointments

Our team is currently contacting patients to reschedule canceled appointments.

If your appointment has been canceled, see the options below to reschedule your appointment.

Virtual Visits for Urgent Care

Ochsner Anywhere Care is available for virtual visits for urgent care and behavioral health. Download the Ochsner Anywhere Care mobile app on iOS or Android or access the service online through a computer at www.ochsnerlsuhs.org/anywhere.


For updates on road closures across Louisiana, visit: www.511la.org.

Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport is continuing the closely monitor the weather. Stay safe by following these tips for using heating equipment safely.

Check back for real-time updates on appointments, closures and other service changes.

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Second-dose COVID-19 vaccination appointments are being contacted. We are scheduling new first dose COVID-19 vaccine appointments on a limited basis. Previously canceled appointments have priority access.

Click here for more information.

  • Contact your provider's office
  • Reschedule online through MyChart
  • Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport patients can also call 318-626-0050 to reschedule appointments