Baton Rouge General Operating Normally, All Clinics Open

BATON ROUGE, La. – Baton Rouge General and all of its clinics remain open and operating normally as Hurricane Laura makes her way out of the area. Patients should continue with any scheduled surgeries or appointments for Thursday, August 27. Telehealth visits are available for those who plan to stay off the roads.

Overnight and into the morning, all BRG facilities continued to function with business as usual, with no power outages or major issues. As with any weather event, BRG’s facilities are well-prepared with adequate supplies and hurricane generators, and its emergency management team has been closely monitoring the situation.

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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 serves as an affiliate of Tulane University School of Medicine, and 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, find us on Facebook at and follow us on Twitter at @BRGeneral.


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