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Ochsner Lafayette General Urgent Care Centers and clinics to be closed on Monday

All elective surgeries canceled, hospitals open
Posted at 4:11 PM, Feb 14, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-14 17:11:10-05

All Ochsner Lafayette General urgent care locations, professional centers, physician clinics, Cancer Center of Acadiana locations and the outpatient lab at Burdin Riehl will be closed on Monday, February 15.

The closure is due to the pending winter storm expected on Monday

All elective surgeries have also been canceled for Monday. The Urgent Care Center at Ochsner University Hospital & Clinics will be closing early, at 5 p.m., Sunday

"The safety of our patients and employees continues to be our highest priority. Our emergency plans and protocols are in place and leadership is closely monitoring the situation in cooperation with authorities," Ochsner said in a release.

Patients are encouraged to use Health Anywhere, which connects patients to local providers via virtual visits. Health Anywhere users can instantly connect with providers through a secure, interactive video via their smartphone or tablet from anywhere with an internet connection. It’s an integrated and streamlined experience delivered through a free Health Anywhere mobile app, available on iOS and Android.

If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please dial 911. All Ochsner Lafayette General hospitals are operating normally and providing all services including emergency care if needed.

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