New Orleans, Louisiana Medical Centers
Functioning Hospitals and Clinics
Services for New Orleans, Louisiana
This is a chart of services available in Louisiana
Thus far the ones listed as specializing in sexual assault are: Lakeside Tulane Hospital, Children's Hospital and the Convention Center CSH Hospital (now located at the New Orleans Centre).
Residents may call the City Information Hotline at (504) 658-2299, (877) 286-6431 toll-free or 311 from a local landline. For updates about the city: City of New Orleans
Orleans Mobile Units
Spirit of Charity Hospital - Health Sciences Center
Located at Lord & Taylor in The New Orleans Centre
1400 Poydras St, New Orleans, LA, (504) 467-0723, New Orleans Centre MAP
Current as of: April 14, 2006 - Please call to check this information.
"As a spokeswoman for the only permanently operating downtown emergency room, Troyer-Caraway worked closely with personnel at both of those compounds and at another temporary facility that the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center has been operating in the upriver end of the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. It is set to move this weekend into the New Orleans Centre space that the Lord & Taylor department store used to occupy." nola.com updated: 4/14/06
Trauma Centers listed by Sidran:
Masters & Johnson Treatment
Ctr for Trauma Based Disorders, Sexual Compulsivity, & Eating Disorders
Treatment: T = trauma; D = dissociation;
E = eating disorders, A = addictions, SI = self-injury,
Current events on health care in New Orleans
" Operation Blessing, in collaboration with International Medical Alliance, has opened a modular medical facility in New Orleans East, at 5501 Read Boulevard. In the next two months, Operation Blessing will expand this facility.
Spirit of Charity Hospital has moved to and reopened at Lord and Taylor at the New Orleans Centre.
The Metropolitan Human Service District is currently operating three clinics: Central City Clinic at 2221 St. Phillip Street, Charters Pontchartrain Clinic at 719 Elysian Fields Avenue and the Plaquemines Parish Clinic at 3708 Main Street in Belle Chase. Assistance with developmental disabilities is available at 1010 Common Street. Integrated services continue to be offered at the Covenant House, Algiers Fischer Clinic and Ida Hymel Clinic. Clinics offer mental health assessment and treatment, addictive disorder assessment and treatment and developmental disability services."
"Hurricane Katrina closed eight of the area’s 16 hospitals, erased all but 1,760 of its 4,083 hospital beds and displaced around 2,000 of its 3,500 practicing doctors, according to trade groups and industry experts."
"Charity is now closed, while a clinic operates in a Lord & Taylor store, reportedly above a water-filled basement." April 8, 2006
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