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  • Second grade Girl Scouts learn safety tips from Baton Rouge General emergency responders

    Baton Rouge, La. – This past Sunday, October 15, three emergency responders from Baton Rouge General spent time with Girl Scout Troop 10352. The 17 second graders learned about basic first aid, trick-or-treating safety and instructions for calling 9-1-1. Popular activities included emergency technicians Brandon Droy, Brittany Neal and Mack Perry giving the 7- and 8-year olds a guided ...
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  • Race To The End Zone at BRG’s 5K and one-mile Fun Run

    Baton Rouge, La. – Whether you’re a seasoned runner or just starting to get in shape, Baton Rouge General invites you to join us for Race to the End Zone, a 5K and one-mile Fun Run being held on Saturday, November 4 at BRG’s Bluebonnet campus. The family-friendly event will include a tailgate party with food, drinks, music, games and children’s activities. It is designed ...
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  • Baton Rouge General Physician nationally recognized for excellence in fertility care

    Baton Rouge, La. – Baton Rouge General Physicians’ Dr. Robert Chasuk was honored for his outstanding contributions to fertility care through service, education and research with the 2017 Outstanding Fertility Care Medical Consultant Award from the American Academy of Fertility Care Professionals at their annual meeting this summer. The accolade is presented each year to a physician ...
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  • Baton Rouge General Expands Cancer Center, Celebrates 30th Anniversary

    (BATON ROUGE, LA) - Today, Baton Rouge General (BRG) announced plans to expand its Pennington Cancer Center at the Bluebonnet campus in Baton Rouge. Celebrating its thirtieth year of providing treatment to cancer patients, hospital supporters and leaders gathered in part of the construction site this afternoon to see plans for the 32,000 square foot cancer center. “As our cancer treatment ...
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  • Baton Rouge General Opens Express Care

    After hours clinic provides walk-in care 7 days a week Baton Rouge, La. – Today, Baton Rouge General announced the opening of its new after hours Express Care clinic on Picardy Avenue in Baton Rouge on the Bluebonnet campus. Open 7 days a week, the clinic will accept walk-in patients of all ages and will treat common illnesses and injuries including allergies, colds, eye swelling, fever, ...
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  • Artwork by Baton Rouge General patients and staff displayed at Beauregard Gallery

    Baton Rouge, La. – Original art from Baton Rouge General patients and artists in residence is on display at the Beauregard Gallery in Baton Rouge throughout August and September. The “Seasons of the Heart” exhibit consists of pieces from BRG’s Arts in Medicine program. Since BRG’s Arts in Medicine program was created in 2012, more than 10,000 patients have ...
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  • IBEW Raises $15,000 for Baton Rouge General Regional Burn Center Patients

    Baton Rouge, La. – The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW Local #995) recently donated $15,000 to Baton Rouge General’s Regional Burn Center. The check was presented to BRG President and CEO Edgardo Tenreiro, Regional Burn Center Medical Director Dr. Tracee Short, and Foundation President Beth Veazey at a luncheon hosted by the BRG Foundation board. The IBEW annual ...
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  • Baton Rouge General Named Certified Chest Pain Center

    Baton Rouge, La. – Baton Rouge General announced today that it was named a Certified Chest Pain Center by The Joint Commission. This honor reflects BRG’s commitment to providing safe and effective heart care. This honor reflects BRG’s commitment to providing safe and effective heart care. BRG is the only chest pain center in Baton Rouge to receive the certification. “If you ...
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  • Baton Rouge General Plans Neighborhood Hospital in Ascension Parish

    (BATON ROUGE, LA) - Today, Baton Rouge General (BRG) announced plans to open a neighborhood hospital in Prairieville, La. Plans for the 60,000 square foot facility include a 10-bed inpatient hospital, a lab, a 14-bed emergency room, as well as physician practices and office space. “Last year, thousands of Ascension residents drove into Baton Rouge to visit Baton Rouge General,” said ...
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  • BRG Helps Identify and Treat Kids' Speech and Vision Concerns With Free Screenings

    Baton Rouge, La. – According to the American Speech Language Hearing Association, 64% of parents were not able to recognize the early warning signs of a speech-language or feeding disorder, and 57% of parents were unaware that without early detection, treatments take longer and cost more. To help parents identify concerns that may lead to further assessment, the Pediatric Rehabilitation ...
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