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  • Road closures near OLOL start Friday afternoon

    March 31, 2016 4:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Traffic officials say two roads near Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center will close for construction Friday afternoon. According to the DOTD, the westbound lane on Summa Ave. from Mancuso Lane to Essen Lane will be closed at 6:30 p.m. Friday. The southbound lane... more »
  • OLOL breaks ground on freestanding children's hospital

    February 18, 2016 11:42 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital in Baton Rouge broke ground on a new children’s hospital Thursday. The new freestanding OLOL Children’s hospital will be built on 66 acres near Essen and Bluebonnet near the main OLOL campus in Baton Rouge. The new 350,000... more »
  • Future neighborhood clinic destined for former Jeep dealership property

    January 21, 2016 12:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center has purchased property located in the 6800 block of Florida Boulevard, formerly the Brian Harris Jeep dealership, with preliminary plans to construct a new neighborhood clinic. OLOL says neighborhood clinics are designed to bring healthcare directly to patients... more »
  • Mother arrested after 1-year-old son tests positive for speed at BR hospital

    December 31, 2015 2:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say they arrested a Baton Rouge woman Wednesday after she brought her 1-year-old to an area hospital where the child tested positive for amphetamine. 33-year-old Lakisha Ross was taken into police custody and booked into EBR Parish Prison on a charge of cruelty to juveniles.... more »
  • State Police deliver toys and tech to hospitals

    December 21, 2015 5:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Members of the LSP Trooper's Association delivered several Christmas gifts to people at two hospitals in Baton Rouge Monday. The troopers dropped of presents at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center and the St. Jude's Clinic. Children and their families got to visit... more »
  • Mother arrested after allowing child to fall from countertop

    November 9, 2015 2:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The mother of a child that was taken to a Baton Rouge area hospital with serious head injuries was arrested Friday. 45-year-old Toni Mckines was booked into the parish prison on a charge of second degree cruelty to juveniles. Police responded to the Pediatric Emergency... more »
  • Ground could break on new OLOL Children's Hospital by December Play Video

    July 30, 2015 12:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Officials with Our Lady of the Lake released new details about their proposed new children's hospital in Baton Rouge Thursday morning and said they could break ground on the project by the end of the year. CEO Terrie Sterling said the hospital has spent the... more »
  • Stroke survivor travel tips Play Video

    July 16, 2015 11:43 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Summer is wrapping up and families are rushing to squeeze in their vacations before the kids head back to school. However, if you or someone in your family is a stroke survivor, there are a few things you should know before you hit the road. It takes... more »
  • OLOL picking up slack as BR General ER closes Play Video

    March 31, 2015 6:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The emergency room at Baton Rouge General Mid-City closed its doors this morning. In anticipation of this event, Baton Rouge General and other area hospitals have been working to ensure patients continue to receive the same level of care. BRG has added services to their Bluebonnet emergency... more »
  • ER closure the talk of the town Thursday in Baton Rouge

    March 19, 2015 5:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The talk of the town today is the health care of people in Mid City. There are two events to discuss the closure of the emergency room at Baton Rouge General Mid City. The group Together BR is holding a press conference Thursday to ask Our... more »
  • Political, health and community leaders to discuss BR's emergency room situation Play Video

    February 11, 2015 8:42 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Inner-city health care is the topic of discussion on the steps of the Capitol this morning. Political and community meetings are meeting to discuss options after the announcement that Baton Rouge General's Mid-City Emergency Room is closing. The group and hospital officials agree that too... more »
  • OLOL honors top blood donors Play Video

    January 29, 2015 8:44 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The availability of blood can mean life or death for people involved in an accident of living with a deadly disease. That's why the Our Lady of the Lake Blood Donor Center is taking time to thank those that devote their time and blood to helping save... more »
  • Cancer center to offer free smoking cessation program

    December 18, 2014 11:27 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Looking to kick that smoking habit in 2015? The Mary Bird Perkins - Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center is offering help. The Cancer Center will offer free group programs or individual counseling sessions in the coming month of January to help residents of Baton... more »
  • OLOL unveils new emergency room expansion Play Video

    December 9, 2014 5:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Hospital leaders at Our Lady of the Lake Medical Center unveiled a new children's emergency room and expansion of its adult emergency department Tuesday. The expansion increases the number of beds from 14 to 20 on the children's side, and 45 to 59 on the adult... more »
  • OLOL takes on lung cancer Play Video

    November 5, 2014 8:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE - November is National Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Dr. Brad Vincent and Renea Duffin from Our Lady of the Lake Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center visited 2une In this morning to tell you how you can lower your risk. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related... more »
  • Social media campaign to promote healthy eating Play Video

    November 4, 2014 8:44 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Wednesday is National Eating Healthy Day. The American Heart Association and Our Lady of the Lake are teaming up to promote a social media campaign to promote eating healthy. Kristen Gradney, a dietician at OLOL stopped by 2une In this morning with all the details. She... more »
  • LA officials: No need to panic over Dallas Ebola patient Play Video

    September 30, 2014 9:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - State and local health officials are prepared, should someone in the region show signs of Ebola, but said Tuesday, there is no need to worry following a positive test result in Texas. "For everybody to go around everyday worrying about Ebola, (it) doesn't make any sense... more »
  • OLOL implements flu vaccination policy to protect patients

    September 25, 2014 6:12 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center is implementing a flu vaccination policy at the hospital to help protect the health of its patients, visitors, staff and community. The policy - affecting more than 7,000 people - includes physicians, allied health staff, volunteers, students, contract workers... more »
  • Bone marrow registration drive underway in Baton Rouge Play Video

    August 14, 2014 7:59 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The challenge has been issued and it's time to register to be a bone marrow donor. Earlier this week, Baton Rouge Mayor Kip Holden, Be the Match and the Mary Bird Perkins Our Lady of the Lake Cancer joined forces to announce the start of the... more »
  • Having a heart attack? Survive, Don't Drive Play Video

    July 18, 2014 9:08 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center has a tip that could save your life in the event on a heart attack: Don't get behind the wheel. OLOL kicked off its "Survive, Don't Drive" campaign to inform you of the dangers of getting behind the... more »
  • Protect yourself during summer fun in the sun Play Video

    May 13, 2014 7:43 AM

    BATON ROUGE - When the calendar turns to May, it means school is almost out. Soon everyone will be hitting the pool and beach for some fun in the sun. That is why May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Dr. John Lyons and Renea Duffin with the Mary Bird... more »
  • OLOL opens new LSU medical education center

    December 9, 2013 3:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Governor Bobby Jindal, along with officials from LSU and Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center (OLOL) came together Monday to mark the opening of the new LSU Health Medical Education and Innovation Center on OLOL's main hospital campus in Baton Rouge. The new center... more »
  • First heart patients moved into new OLOL institute

    November 6, 2013 2:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Fifty-one heart and critically ill ICU patients have been successfully moved into the new Heart & Vascular Institute at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center in Baton Rouge. Teams started moving the patients just before 6 a.m. Wednesday, and all patients were settled into... more »
  • Grand opening for OLOL Heart & Vascular Institute

    November 4, 2013 11:27 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Our Lady of the Lake held a grand opening and blessing of its new Heart & Vascular Institute this morning. Bishop Robert Muench led the blessing of the new 9 story, 330,000 square foot facility. The building will be dedicated to heart, vascular and critical... more »
  • Halloween fun for cancer patients Play Video

    October 29, 2013 4:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Children fighting cancer at Baton Rouge's Our Lady of the Lake Hospital will have time to take a break and enjoy Halloween, thanks to the effort of a local foundation. Kim Bowman and her husband Trey created the Bella Bowman Foundation after their daughter lost her... more »
  • Jindal touts LSU deals as urgent care clinic opens

    September 3, 2013 5:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A new LSU urgent care clinic has opened in north Baton Rouge, managed by a local private hospital as part of Gov. Bobby Jindal's efforts to outsource university system health facilities. Jindal used the ribbon-cutting Tuesday to highlight the privatization efforts, which he said have improved services... more »
  • Final approval given to OLOL public-private partnership

    August 5, 2013 4:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Governor Bobby Jindal's office announced the state received final federal approval for Louisiana's public-private partnership with Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center. Jindal's office said the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Serivces gave the final approval Monday to Louisiana's remaining Medicaid State Plan amendments... more »
  • Feds approve OLOL-EKL financing

    July 25, 2013 8:02 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Federal health officials have signed off on two of the four financial commitments that support the public-private partnership between LSU and Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center. The approvals guarantee extra Medicaid funding for inpatient care of the poor and uninsured treated at Our... more »
  • EKL shuts down Play Video

    April 15, 2013 8:10 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The capital city enters a new era of health care Monday as a longstanding medical facility has closed its doors for good. Earl K. Long was forced to shut down due to state budget cuts and changes in the LSU Health System. The hospital has... more »
  • Mary Bird Perkins-OLOL new lung cancer screening procedure

    April 12, 2013 4:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The lung cancer screening clinic launched at Mary Bird Perkins- Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center just a few months ago. Carol Brown, a colon cancer survivor and former smoker, was one of the first to get tested. "I couldn't think of a good... more »
  • Lawmakers accuse Jindal of moving too fast on EKL closure

    April 10, 2013 10:42 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Lawmakers today approved the closure of Earl K. Long Medical Center and the reimbursement shift necessary to pay a private hospital to take on the poor and uninsured. Some lawmakers say the plan had to be approved because EKL shuts down in five days, and if... more »
  • BRPD: Driver was heading to hospital before crash

    February 12, 2013 4:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a Port Allen man was on his way to a Baton Rouge hospital for chest pains when he lost control of his pickup and crashed, causing a four-way wreck. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said Ralph Jackson, 60, died shortly after crashing in the 5000 block... more »

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