Baton Rouge General Mid City reopens ER Monday
BATON ROUGE - Five years after closing its Mid City campus ER and moving most regular hospital care operations to Baton Rouge General off Bluebonnet, the ER will reopen.
Baton Rouge General announced its Mid City operations will feature an emergency room again beginning Monday, June 15. Earlier this year, the hospital facility transitioned into a special care center for COVID-19 patients.
Just a few pictures from the inside of the Mid-City ER that is set to reopen Monday at 7 a.m. COVID patients and non-COVID patients will be separated into different waiting rooms and treatment areas. The staff says they are excited and prepared to treat all emergencies. @WBRZ pic.twitter.com/65MeQ3V29D— Nadeen Abusada (@NadeenAbusada) June 11, 2020
The ER at Baton Rouge General Mid City closed in March 2015 and critical care was shifted to the BRG location on Bluebonnet. Since, the Mid City location focused on caring for elderly patients, chronic conditions, behavior health issues and recovery services.
In March, the Mid City location opened as a drive-up COVID-19 testing center for people referred there by a doctor. Later, the facility opened hospital care rooms for virus patients. Click HERE for the latest COVID-19 patient information in Louisiana.
Watch WBRZ News 2 Thursday for late-breaking details on the reopening ER.
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