Ochsner Health is prepared for power outage, no shortage of supplies


Update as of Friday, Aug. 27

  • 836 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized across the system
  • 732 of patients are unvaccinated
  • 18 children are currently hospitalized

Ochsner Health is prepared with supplies and power resources.

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – Ochsner Health is holding a media briefing at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, August 27.

The briefing is expected to run for 30 minutes and cover subjects such as, “hospital capacity, hurricane preparation and transfer ability.”

Earlier this week, the President and CEO of Ochsner Health, said, “that more than 5,000 surgeries and procedures have been delayed across our system since the last week of July because our hospitals are caring for so many COVID-19 patients.”

We will livestream this briefing within the video player above.

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