Southeast Community Health Systems’ clinics are open for medical, dental and behavioral health services (Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm) and Picardy Women’s Health Clinic (Monday-Friday, 6:45am-3:45pm). Call 888-414-7247 for an in-clinic appointment.
Telehealth visits (tele-behavioral health; tele-dentistry; and, tele-medicine) are available (Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm) and Picardy Women’s Health Clinic (Monday-Friday, 6:45am-3:45pm). Call 888-414-7247 for a telehealth appointment.

If you are experiencing fever, cough, shortness of breath, chills, muscle pain, new loss of taste or smell, vomiting or diarrhea, and/or sore throat, or have come in contact with someone with these symptoms, please call 888-414-7247 to speak to clinical staff. To reduce the risk of exposure to other patients and our employees, when visiting our clinics, please limit those coming with you to one. 

Everyone age 8 and over is required, except those with a medical exemption due to a health condition, to wear a face-covering when entering our facilities. We also encourage everyone over 2, per the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, to wear face-coverings when entering our facilities. Thank you for helping us keep you and our staff safe during this unprecedented  time.

COVID-19 Resources

Up-to-date information on COVID-19 in Louisiana, including guidance and resources, community testing sites, as well as cases can be found on the Louisiana Department of Health website. A statewide list of testing sites is available here

General Information and Resources
  • Utilize 211 for COVID-19 questions
  • Keep Calm Through COVID hotline: 1-866-310-7977
    • 24 hours a day, seven days a week
    • All calls are confidential
Additional Information from State and Local Agencies  
Information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Our friendly staff is happy to assist you with applying for the following:
  •  Medicaid
  •  Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (Formerly Food Stamps)
  •  Family Independence Temporary Assistance Program (FITAP)
  •  Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP)
  •  Kinship Care Subsidy Program (KCSP)
  •  Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
  •  Affordable Care Act (ACA); Health Insurance through the Marketplace
Contact SCHS for faster service
Albany.................... 225-306-2050
Greensburg............ 225-306-2070
Independence........ 225-306-2060
Kentwood.............. 225-306-2100
Zachary................. 225-306-2000
Picardy ...................225-763-4990

Click here to apply for assistance

The Emergency Room

Is it safe to wait? When is it NOT safe to wait?

The ER at any hospital is for taking care of people whose life or health may be in danger if they do not get medical care right away. The best care is to have one PCP(primary care physician) who will oversee your care and address your ongoing medical needs. The listing below can help you make an informed decision: however, please keep in mind that if you experience any symptom that you believe to be an emergency, seek immediate medical attention.

Examples of when to go to ER:
Chest pain
Trouble breathing
Bad burns
Uncontrollable bleeding
Examples of ER misuses:
Prescription refill
Aches and pains(head, back, etc)
Follow-up Care
Slight Fever
Cold/Flu symptoms

 If you think it is an emergency, call 911 or go to the emergency room immediately.

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