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Section: Press Releases - posted in 2018

  • Baton Rouge General Services Return to Business As Usual After Winter Weather

    Baton Rouge, La. – Although icy roads limited some travel this morning, both campuses of Baton Rouge General (BRG) hospital remain open 24/7. As of Thursday, January 18, all services have returned to business as usual with the exception of a few delayed openings: Hematology Oncology Clinic – Open at 11 a.m. Behavioral Wellness Center – Open at 12 p.m. BRGP Family Medicine – ...
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  • Baton Rouge General Hospital and Emergency Services Open, Clinics Closed

    Baton Rouge, La. – With icy roads limiting travel, some Baton Rouge General (BRG) services will be opening late today. Both hospital campuses remain open, including the Emergency Room, the Corner Pharmacy and the Louisiana Internal Medicine Associates clinic at the Bluebonnet hospital. BRG Express Care, located on the Bluebonnet campus, will operate normally from 12 p.m. until 10 p.m. today. ...
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  • Baton Rouge General Announces New Board of Trustees Members

    Baton Rouge, La. – Recently, Baton Rouge General/General Health System announced two new members of its Board of Trustees: Judge Brian A. Jackson and Edgar S. Starns. Both members will serve a three-year term, which began January 1, 2018. The Honorable Brian A. Jackson was nominated as U.S. District Court Judge by former President Barack Obama in 2009 and currently serves as chief judge. ...
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  • Baton Rouge General Expands Urgent Care Network

    Baton Rouge, La. – Today, Baton Rouge General announced the expansion of its clinic network through a new partnership with Dutchtown Urgent Care in Geismar, Louisiana. The partnership will bring the Dutchtown clinic under the BRG umbrella and make it a part of the General Health System network. Open 7 days a week, Dutchtown Urgent Care accepts walk-in patients of all ages and treats common ...
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