CHRISTUS Shreveport-Bossier Health System Prepares for Laura’s Impact

Updated August 27, 2020

(Shreveport, LA August 26, 2020) – We continue to closely monitor the progress of Hurricane Laura as it intensifies across the Gulf of Mexico, taking all necessary precautions to protect our patients, our Associates and physicians and secure our facilities. Hurricane Laura is expected to make landfall as a Category 4 hurricane at Southeast Texas / Southwest Louisiana late Wednesday/early Thursday morning. Weather predictions describe hurricane strength winds as far north as Coushatta and Mansfield. Here in SB, outer bands of the storm will begin late this evening bringing Tropical Storm strength winds with a high volume of sudden rainfall resulting in significant flash flooding.

HOSPITAL SERVICES

At this time, we have not cancelled any surgeries or procedures, and our hospital remains open. 

IMPORTANT RESOURCES FOR INFORMATION

Please watch for any updates on our website at www.christushealthsb.org and on the CHRISTUS Shreveport-Bossier Health System Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/christussbhs

SERVICES REMAINING OPEN: 

CHRISTUS Highland ER open and ready 24/7 
CHRISTUS Bossier ER open and ready 24/7 

Surgical and all procedural services remain open 

CHRISTUS Bossier Mammography (opening at noon, Aug. 27)
CHRISTUS Primary Care South Bossier
CHRISTUS Wound & Hyperbaric Medicine Center (closing at noon, Aug. 27)
CHRISTUS Velocity Care  -- Airline Drive
CHRISTUS Velocity Care – Mansfield Road 

CLOSED FRIDAY, August 28:

Ashley Ridge Imaging (Late opening at 10am)
Advanced Diagnostics (Late opening at 10am)
CHRISTUS Breast Center (Late opening at 10am)
CHRISTUS Outpatient Diabetes Clinic / Diabetes Education

CHRISTUS Outpatient Neuro Clinic and CHRISTUS Cardiac Rehab will remain closed on Friday, Aug. 27 due to power outage. 

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