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Baton Rouge General Hospital and Emergency Services Open, Clinics Closed

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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. Express Care provides treatment for common illnesses and minor injuries that are not life-threatening, like flu, sinus infections, cuts and scrapes.

Current delays:

  • 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 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, find us on Facebook at and follow us on Twitter at @BRGeneral.