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  • OLOL to add ER to LSU Urgent Care Center in north BR

    September 16, 2016 2:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Our Lady of the Lake hospital has reached a deal to add an emergency room to the LSU Health North Urgent Care Center on Airline Highway. The emergency room will be an extension of the hospital's main campus emergency room and will be staffed by emergency physicians... 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 »
  • 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 »
  • New family clinic opens in New Roads

    September 15, 2015 12:37 PM

    NEW ROADS - A new clinic connected to the Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group opened this week in New Roads. The Sisters of St. Joseph Medical Plaza is located on the campus of Pointe Coupee General Hospital at 310 Durel Drive in New Roads. OLOL said... more »
  • Cancer Center's refurbishment goal, improve patient care

    September 14, 2015 8:13 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Mary Bird Perkins-Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center spent about $25 million over two years to refurbish and expand its Baton Rouge facility with a design that emphasizes patient comfort. To accomplish that, Todd Stevens, chief executive officer says the decor incorporates paintings and works by homegrown... more »
  • Mary Bird Perkins- Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center: Barbershop Prostate Cancer Screening Play Video

    September 9, 2015 9:22 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Hundreds of men in the Baton Rouge area will be able to get a haircut and get checked for prostate cancer. The Mary Bird Perkins- Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center is holding it's annual Barbershop Prostate Cancer Screening Set at Webb's Barber shop this weekend. September... more »
  • False alarm at Our Lady of the Lake: No shots fired

    August 29, 2015 8:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Eye witnesses say police with rifles escorted confused patients from the Our Lady of the Lake Emergency Room Saturday night fearing an active shooter situation. Emergency room staff reported possible shots fired around 7:30 p.m. after a patient slammed a door. Baton Rouge police were on... 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 »
  • Suits and Sneakers ESPY Awards Viewing Party Play Video

    July 14, 2015 10:29 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Suits and Sneakers ESPY viewing party is coming up at the L'Auberge Hotel and Casino. The event is being held to raise money for Mary Bird Perkins- Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center. This morning, Laurie Adams from Mary Bird Perkins and TV host,... more »
  • Trend of free-standing ER's hitting Baton Rouge region Play Video

    May 20, 2015 4:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - There's a new trend nationwide of emergency rooms which aren't connected to larger hospitals, and the only two in Louisiana are both in the Baton Rouge region. The free-standing emergency rooms are open around the clock and have emergency physicians on-site at all times. The first... more »
  • Mary Bird Perkins- Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center Taste event Play Video

    April 14, 2015 9:06 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Baton Rouge residents will be able to taste some of the best food in the city, while raising money for the battle against cancer. The Mary Bird Perkins Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center is holding a taste fundraiser where people will be able to sample... more »
  • Essen Lane Widening Play Video

    April 2, 2015 7:54 AM

    BATON ROUGE- City leaders will break ground on new construction today. The Essen widening project is the latest in the city-parish Green Light program. Essen Lane is one of the busiest and most congested roads in Baton Rouge.The Department of Transportation and Development is working together with the Green... 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 »
  • Cool Schools: Cedarcrest-Southmoor Elementary Play Video

    March 31, 2015 8:40 AM

    BATON ROUGE- At Cedarcrest-Southmoor elementary school students are able to dance, sing, and learn...all at the same time! "Go Noodle" is a program that's offered to schools in East Baton Rouge parish for free by Our Lady of the Lake Children's Hospital. "It's something they look forward to,"... 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 »
  • Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month at Mary Bird Perkins - Our Lady of the Lake Play Video

    March 2, 2015 9:15 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The month of March Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month at Mary Bird Perkins - Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center. During this time doctors are really pushing people to get screened for cancer. "Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in Louisiana," Dr.... 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 »
  • Family: girls underwent surgery late Tuesday following crash Play Video

    December 9, 2014 10:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Family members of two girls who survived a DWI crash Tuesday said the girls had surgery late in the evening to repair broken bones sustained in the crash. Bones in driver Camille Carline's arm were shattered. Her sister, Colleen Carline, 16, suffered a broken back. Their... 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 »
  • Free prostate cancer screenings offered Sept. 13 Play Video

    September 2, 2014 11:02 AM

    BATON ROUGE - With September designated as National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, the Mary Bird Perkins - Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center is holding its annual barbershop screening event to increase awareness and promote early detection of the disease. The cancer center encourages men to take advantage... 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 »
  • Packing a healthy school lunch Play Video

    August 11, 2014 7:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Kids across the area head back to school today. For many parents that means a new part of the daily ritual- packing lunch. Kristen F. Gradney, a dietitian from Our Lady of the Lake, stopped by 2une In this morning with some tips to packing a healthy... 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 »
  • Coping with the summer heat Play Video

    June 25, 2014 8:51 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The summer heat has arrived. It can be dangerous for you and your family if you don't take the correct precautions. Dr. Matthew Chamberlain with Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group stopped by 2une In this morning with some tips to keep you safe. Everyone... more »
  • Miss Teen USA contestants visit OLOL patients

    June 5, 2014 6:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Today, Miss Teen USA contestants spent their time creating beauty crowns and friendship bracelets with the children at Our Lady of the Lake. The contestants were in Baton Rouge to cheer on their counterparts at the Miss USA pageant this weekend. The teen contestants also... 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 »
  • Former LSU stars finding inspiration from cancer patient Play Video

    March 21, 2014 1:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Parker Rivera lit up when his favorite LSU Tigers, Anthony Johnson and Jarvis Landry, walked through the door at the St. Jude Affiliate Clinic at Baton Rouge's Our Lady of the Lake Hospital. What Parker didn't realize was that he was the inspiration for the future... more »
  • Flu deaths on the rise in Baton Rouge Play Video

    January 15, 2014 4:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The number of people dying from the flu is on the rise in Baton Rouge. A representative from Our Lady of the Lake Hospital said since mid-December, they've treated more than 200 cases of the flu each week. During that time, about 10 people died. Statewide... 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 »
  • OLOL to open new heart institute Play Video

    October 29, 2013 5:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Our Lady of the Lake Hospital is just days away from opening its new state-of-the-art Heart and Vascular Institute in Baton Rouge. The nine-story building will have 141 rooms all designed to enhance patient care, and the institute itself will be dedicated to heart, vascular, and... more »
  • Super Chevy Dealers donate to cancer research Play Video

    October 25, 2013 5:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A caravan of trucks decked out with pink ribbons helped deliver a big check to benefit cancer research in Baton Rouge today. Super Chevy Dealers of Baton Rouge led a 22-truck caravan through Baton Rouge to the check presentation with the Mary Bird Perkins - Our... 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 »
  • Three workers safe after scaffolding falls at OLOL

    May 1, 2013 11:32 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Three construction workers briefly dangled from scaffolding at Our Lady of the Lake Hospital this morning, according to the Baton Rouge Fire Department. Curt Monte with BRFD said they were uninjured, and brought to safety before rescue crews arrived on scene. Hospital spokeswoman Kelly Zimmerman... more »
  • Urgent care to fill void left by EKL closure Play Video

    April 4, 2013 6:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - It won't be long until Earl K. Long Memorial is just a memory. Due to changes in the LSU Health System and budget cuts, the hospital is closing on April 15th. To fill that void, Our Lady of the Lake will run an urgent care center... more »

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