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Health

St. Charles, Ochsner partnership is good for community

The fact that St. Charles Parish Hospital and Ochsner Health System are expanding their partnership in St. Charles Parish is a major news item for our medical system. Under the leadership of CEO Federico Martinez, our local hospital has certainly grown from a two-wing facility to one that can provide a lot more services to the parish on both sides of the river. […]

Health

Ochsner, St. Charles hospital grilled about vague partnership

Officials with St. Charles Parish Hospital and Ochsner Health System were grilled by members of the St. Charles Parish Council on Monday about a recently-announced partnership between the two healthcare providers. Under the partnership, Ochsner will take over the day-to-day management of the Luling hospital, which they say will improve the efficiency of operations and expand services offered in St. Charles Parish. […]

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Events & Announcements

Register now for Ochsner Fun Run

JEFFERSON – March 11 is the final day to turn in regular entry fees to participate in the 26th Annual Ochsner Fun Run and Rhythm and Sole after party. The run will take place on March 26 on the Mississippi River Levee behind Ochsner Medical Center in Jefferson. The event includes a 5K run/walk and a 1-mile fun run/walk. Entry fees are $20 for the Run and Rhythm & Sole Party (includes t-shirt), $15 for just the Rhythm & Sole Party/no t-shirt, and $5 for ages 5-10 to the Rhythm & Sole Party only. Late entry will be accepted until run day and will cost $25 for the Run and Rhythm & Sole Party.
Call Ochsner at (504)842-7113 for more information or visit www.ochsner.org/philanthropy. […]

Events & Announcements

Ochsner blood drive June 14

ST. ROSE – The American Legion Hall in Destrehan will hold a blood drive with Ochsner on June 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the hall located at 12188 River Rd. in St. Rose
Donors will receive a blood bank T-shirt, a mini physical, cholesterol test and blood assurance package. A picture ID is required.

Donors will have a chance to win a $2,000 American Express Gift of Travel certificate.

The drawing will be Aug. 1 at 9 a.m. The winner will be notified by phone.
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