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
BRG Express Care, located on the Bluebonnet campus, will operate normally
from 12 p.m. until 10 p.m. today. Express Care provides treatment for
common illnesses and minor injuries that are not life-threatening, like
flu, sinus infections, cuts and scrapes.
- Dutchtown Urgent Care will open at 10 a.m. and remain open until 8 p.m.
The following services are closed until staff members can travel safely to work:
- All Baton Rouge General Physician clinics
- Behavioral Wellness Center
- Advanced Wound Center & Hyperbarics Centers
- Outpatient Imaging & Radiology Centers (O’Neal, Dijon and Mid City)
- Radiation Oncology Center
All locations are expected to resume normal operating hours on Thursday, Jan. 18.
The safety of our patients, employees, physicians and visitors remains
our top priority. We encourage all visitors to monitor weather and road
conditions before traveling. Please visit
facebook.com/BatonRougeGeneral for updates.
About Baton Rouge General Medical Center
Baton Rouge General Medical Center is the area’s first community
hospital with 588 licensed beds between two campuses. Baton Rouge General
opened its doors in 1900, and has provided the Greater Baton Rouge community
with high-quality healthcare for generations. An accredited teaching hospital
since 1991, Baton Rouge General offers other medical education programs,
including a School of Nursing, School of Radiologic Technology, Family
Medicine Residency Program, Internal Medicine Residency Program, and Sports
Medicine Fellowship Program. For more information, visit
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