Wellness


February 12, 2021

FEMA awarding Louisiana $19.7 Million for COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is awarding $19,687,594.72 in federal funding for the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals to assist in providing the COVID-19 […]
February 9, 2021

TGMC honors January’s Outstanding Scholar and Distinguished Athlete of the Month

Terrebonne General Medical Center is proud to honor student scholars and athletes each month as Outstanding Scholar and Distinguished Athlete. The awards are presented to juniors […]
February 5, 2021

Take Your Health to Heart: CIS highlights the importance of prevention, early detection

Cardiovascular Institute of the South (CIS) is celebrating American Heart Month this February by creating awareness on the importance of prevention and early detection.   Heart […]
January 30, 2021

The New COVID Variants: What You Should Do

By Katherine Baumgarten, MD and Sandra A. Kemmerly, MD   You might be hearing about the spread of new variants, or new versions, of COVID-19. In […]
January 23, 2021

Ochsner Health vaccine shipments drastically decreased; Hospital system no longer scheduling ‘first dose’ appointments

Ochsner Health released the following statement on Friday, January 22, regarding the Covid-19 vaccine: COVID-19 vaccine supply is a national concern, and Ochsner Health’s allotted vaccine […]
January 15, 2021

TGMC appoints Dr. William St. Martin as Chief of Staff, Dr. John Steigner as Vice-Chief of Staff

Terrebonne General Medical Center (TGMC) a nationally recognized and award-winning healthcare organization has appointed William St. Martin, MD as Chief of Medical Staff and John Steigner, […]
December 31, 2020

Driven by the COVID-19 Pandemic, Americans Resolve to Prioritize Health and Wellness in 2021 at the Expense of Their Finances

Key Findings Snapshot: Over half (57%) of Americans say health and wellness is their top focus area, up from 51% in 2019; less than one-quarter (23%) […]
December 24, 2020

Holidays Amid a Pandemic: Why it’s important to check on loved ones this year especially

For many, the holiday season is a time for memorable moments full of laughter and cheer among family and friends. For others, however, this season creates […]
December 4, 2020

Pandemic Is Taking A Dangerous Toll On The Mental Health Of Frontline Healthcare Workers

From Mental Health America: As the number of COVID-19 cases continue to rise across the nation at a record-breaking speed and hospitals become overwhelmed, the pandemic […]
November 20, 2020

COVID-19 and Thanksgiving: How to Celebrate Safely and Joyfully

By Dean A. Hickman, MD and Katherine Baumgarten, MD   One thing is for sure about Thanksgiving 2020: This year will be unlike any Thanksgiving in […]
November 13, 2020

Ochsner and State Leaders Announce 10-Year Vision for a Healthy State

On Friday, Ochsner Health, Governor John Bel Edwards, New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell, Jefferson Parish President Cynthia Lee Sheng, Xavier University of Louisiana President Reynold Verret […]
November 13, 2020

Thibodaux Regional Health System Welcomes Dr. Ebony McKinnies, Neurologist, to the Medical Staff

Thibodaux Regional Health System is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Ebony McKinnies, Neurologist, to the active medical staff. Dr. McKinnies is available to care […]
October 23, 2020

Terrebonne General Brings Families Closer Through NICU Video Technology

Terrebonne General Medical Center (TGMC), has installed NICVIEW 2® Live Video Streaming Camera Systems, which supports our philosophy of family-centered care in a unit where the […]
October 21, 2020

Ochsner Health Hosting Drive-Thru Flu Shot Fairs on Saturday

Starting Saturday, October 24, Ochsner Health has a new, easy and safe way for you and your loved ones to get your flu shot. Locations in […]
October 16, 2020

Local dentist to offer free dental procedures to military on Freedom Day USA

Dr. Stephen Morgan with Houma Family Dental will participate in Freedom Day USA by offering free 30 minute dental procedures to Active, Veteran, and Retired military […]