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CHRISTUS Ochsner Health Southwestern Louisiana Continues to Reopen Services and Facilities September 16, 2020

Lake Charles, Louisiana – As the Lake Charles area continues the rebuilding process after Hurricane Laura, CHRISTUS Ochsner Health Southwestern Louisiana continues to reopen services and facilities to provide access to health care services across the region.

CHRISTUS Ochsner St. Patrick Hospital is open and fully operational. At this time, the following units/areas are available to provide treatment and services to patients:

  • Emergency Room
  • All inpatient units
  • ICU/CCU
  • Behavioral Health Services
  • Cath Lab
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Emergent Surgery
  • Dialysis
  • All support services including lab, pharmacy and other auxiliary services.

At this time at CHRISTUS Ochsner Lake Area Hospital, the following units/areas are open and available to provide treatment and services to patients:

  • Labor and Delivery
  • NICU
  • All support services to Labor and Delivery and the NICU, including lab, pharmacy and other auxiliary services.
  • Infusion Center
  • MRI
  • Mammography

Primary care, OB/GYN, general surgery and oncology clinic appointments have been restored at Ochsner CHRISTUS Health Center behind CHRISTUS Ochsner Lake Area Hospital (Building G, 4150 Nelson Rd.) and primary care, general surgery and urology clinic appointments have been restored at Ochsner CHRISTUS Health Center near CHRISTUS Ochsner St. Patrick Hospital (401 Dr. Michael DeBakey Drive). Both clinic buildings (Bld. G and 401 DeBakey) will operate weekdays from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., and walk-ins will be accepted.

Ochsner CHRISTUS physicians and advance practice providers from other locations have temporarily moved and will see patients from these two locations only. For questions, or to make an appointment, please call 337-656-7875.

We will distribute further messages and add facilities/services to this list as updated information becomes available. The CHRISTUS Facebook page will also be updated frequently at https://www.facebook.com/christusSWLA