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
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