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Dr. Cody Gaupel

Dr. Cody Gaupel Chosen for CHRISTUS Ochsner Podiatric Residency Program

CHRISTUS Ochsner St. Patrick Hospital Podiatric Medicine and Surgical Residency Program welcomes foot and ankle specialist Cody Gaupel, DPM, as their newest resident. The program is a partnership with the Center for Orthopaedics. Dr. Gaupel will enter the 3-year program in July.

Ochsner CHRISTUS Health Centers Announce FREE Community COVID-19 Testing

Ochsner Health’s community testing has resulted in over 30,000 free COVID-19 swabs performed at sites across Louisiana. Thanks to the partnership between Ochsner Health and CHRISTUS Health Southwestern Louisiana, free community testing is coming to the Lake Charles area.

Antibodies test kit

CHRISTUS Health Offers ‘Game Changer’ Antibodies Test for COVID-19

 CHRISTUS Health announced today it is now offering a new screening tool to some patients, as well as doctors, nurses and other CHRISTUS Associates on the frontlines to learn who has been infected with COVID-19—AND—who  might now carry protective antibodies.

2020 Dragon Boat Race Rescheduled for October 31st

In the interest of public health and out of an abundance of caution, the CHRISTUS Ochsner Health Southwestern Louisiana Foundation has decided to reschedule the 2020 Dragon Boat Race for Saturday, October 31, 2020.