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Media Relations

Baton Rouge General Marketing & Communications
8490 Picardy Avenue, Suite 500A
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70809

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Our Media Relations team is on call 24/7 to assist members of the media. After regular business hours, please call (225) 819-1100 to reach the on-call media relations contact.

Baton Rouge General recognizes the important role the media plays in keeping the community informed. The General's Media Relations team strives to provide media professionals with accurate information and reputable sources on a wide variety of medical and health related topics while protecting the rights of our patients and their families. Baton Rouge General's primary responsibility is to protect the confidentiality, health and legal rights of each patient and we will work with the media within the guidelines of reasonable conduct and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). For more information, please review our HIPAA Quick Reference Guide.

Interviews and contact between the news media and Baton Rouge General Medical Center physicians, staff or patients should be carried out through the Corporate Communications Department. Additionally, any video footage and/or photographs taken on Baton Rouge General's campus must be arranged through Corporate Communications. For background information on Baton Rouge General, please see the About Us section.