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Ascension Health Matters - November 2021

Happy One Year Ascension!

On Tuesday, November 9, we celebrated the one year anniversary of our Ascension Hospital, and what a year it’s been! Over the past year, we’ve cared for 25,570 patients – 8,769 ER patients, 11,831 Primary Care visits, 4,316 OB/GYN visits, 1,375 Physical Therapy visits and 774 mammograms were given.

We are #BRGProud to care for the Ascension community and can’t wait to see where we’ll be in 20 years!

It’s Almost Time to Deck the Halls!

Join us at our 5th annual Holiday Lights display, a first of its kind in Baton Rouge, where our lawn is transformed into a twinkling, singing and musically synchronized light display the whole family will enjoy. Make plans to walk through the display any night from November 20 – December 31 or join us at out new exclusive, ticketed Snow & Glow Events on December 2 & 16.

Learn more about Holiday Lights and get tickets for our Snow & Glow Events

Dine Out for Restaurant Week

Make your plans to try one of these City Group Hospitality restaurants who are giving 10% of their proceeds to help those in the Mid City Community:

  • City Slice Pints + Pizza
  • City Pork- both Jefferson Hwy & Highland Road locations
  • Rouj Creole
  • Proverbial Wine Bistro
  • Beausoleil Coastal

Participating restaurants will offer a unique three-course prix fixe menu for diners to choose from.

Pediatric Vaccine Events

Baton Rouge General is hosting 2 community-wide Pfizer COVID-19 vaccination events this weekend for kids ages 5-11. The events will be held Saturday, November 13 in the BRG Mid City Atrium (3401 North Blvd. Entrance 4) and Sunday, November 14 in the Bluebonnet Center for Health (9001 Summa Blvd.) both from 8:00 a.m. - noon.

Registration is required and a parent, legal guardian or caregiver must be present for anyone under the age of 18. Please note - these vaccine events are only for children ages 5-11. Anyone 12 years and older can schedule a vaccine at

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