In the News

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Southeast Community Health Systems offers gift cards to patients who walk in for vaccinations, screenings

Southeast Community Health Systems is offering up to $150 for COVID-19, colorectal screenings and flu vaccinations through spring.


Southeast Womens Clinic vaccine and screening event offering participants the chance to prevent sickness and get paid

Stay healthy this holiday season at Southeast Community Health Systems’ Women’s Clinic’s vaccination and screening event.

The Daily Star |

Kentwood Expansion

Public officials cut the ribbon on Southeast Community Health System’s new facilities in Kentwood. There was a site tour, showcasing the new expanded pharmacy for Southeast patients, new podiatry rooms, mental health rooms and administrative offices. Some elected officials present include Police Chief Michael Kazerooni Sr. and Kentwood Mayor Irma Gordon.

The Advocate |

Wash, Dry, Screen event to provide free laundry, advice in Baton Rouge

Organized by Southeast Community Health Systems and Aetna Better Health of Louisiana, the event aims to engage community members on issues including education access, health advocacy and economic stability while they wait for their laundry to wash and dry.

WAFB 9 |

Get your laundry done and a health check at this free event

It is an event called “Wash. Dry. Screen.” for families that have free laundry services provided along with health screenings, resources, food, music, and activities for kids.

WAFB 9 |

COVID-19 vaccines available during Baker vaccination event

BAKER, La. (WAFB) - The Baker Police Department is teaming up with Southeast Community Health Systems to host a COVID-19 vaccination event this weekend.

The Livingston Parish News |

Livingston Parish partnered with SCHS

Livingston Parish partnered with Southeast Community Health Systems for a free-to-the-public Health Fair!

The Daily Star |

Community Calendar

Southeast Community Health Systems hosted Children's Health Day, at Independence Pavilion Railroad Avenue to celebrate National Health Center Awareness Week.

The Advocate |

School giveaway evolves into community, family event

The Community Appreciation Festival, held on August 6, 2022, was a collaboration of community support and participation, that focused on needs, resources, and solutions for all ages.

The Advocate |

Lyssa Morris and Southeast Community Health Systems

Lyssa Morris, a nurse practitioner, has joined the staff at Southeast Community Health Systems Women's Healthcare. Morris will provide primary healthcare, expanding the services at the health center at 8913 Bluebonnet Blvd

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Baker COVID vaccine event to take place Saturday

Residents looking to get vaccinated this weekend can stop by the “City of Baker Vax Event” taking place this Saturday.

The Advocate |

In the zone: Children play games in smoke-free area ahead of Hammond Mardi Gras parade

Several hundred youngsters, accompanied by parents and family members, gathered on Friday, Feb. 18, in what has come to be known as Mardi Gras in the Zone.

The Advocate |

Community health system coordinates vaccination clinics

Nathaniel Johnson, sat in his truck Friday for drive-in services that might save his life.

The Advocate |

Zachary vaccination event set for Saturday, Jan. 29

Southeast Community Health Systems invites people to get vaccinated at the Zachary Community Vax Event.

BR Proud |

St. Helena School District revises back-to-school plan, online learning begins Thursday

St. Helena Parish School District has made changes to the Return to School Plan for the upcoming semester.

The Advocate |

Kids under 12 may start getting COVID shots soon. Here’s how the Baton Rouge area is preparing.

Vaccines that protect children ages 5 to 11 against COVID are likely coming soon to a doctor’s office, pharmacy, or school near you — and medical professionals are bracing for an initial rush of interest.

The Advocate |

After 10 students caught COVID, this Louisiana school district tested over 300 more

St. Helena Parish public schools tested nearly 400 students for COVID-19 this week out of “an abundance of caution,” the superintendent said, after a few came down with the virus a couple of weeks into the fall semester.

The Advocate |

Our Views: Get the shot, and a gift card, and you'll be glad you did. Promise.

We often casually thank people by saying “you’re a lifesaver,” but rarely do we mean it literally, and perhaps even more rarely do we apply the phrase to a politician.

The Advocate |

COVID in Louisiana schools: As students return to campuses, infection rates are worse than ever

Like many other educators, Kelli Joseph thought the worst was over. Yet, the superintendent in rural St. Helena Parish is once again starting a new school year with cases of the deadly coronavirus on the rise.

The Advocate |

Louisiana's community health centers push Congress for funding, warn of harm to 385K patients

Community health centers that provide critical primary care to 385,000 of Louisiana's poorest residents sounded alarm bells Tuesday about the possibility of deep cuts to their services if the federal government fails to reauthorize one of their key funding pools.