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5 Tips for Staying Healthy During the Holidays

St. James Parish Hospital shares 5 quick tips for staying healthy during the holidays. 1. Pick and choose. River Parishes parties typically mean tons of food and often not the healthiest choices. You can still enjoy tasty treats during the holidays, but try to pick and choose those that are your favorite (rather than filling…

28-Nov-2022 to 28-Nov-2022

Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes – “Diabesity”

The Science (as reported by the National Library of Medicine) The relationship between obesity and diabetes is of such interdependence that the term ‘diabesity’ has been coined. The passage from obesity to diabetes is made by a progressive defect in insulin secretion coupled with a progressive rise in insulin resistance. Both insulin resistance and defective…

27-Nov-2022 to 27-Nov-2022

Monthly Hospital Board Meeting

St. James Parish Hospital’s Board of Commissioners meeting for Monday, November 21, 2022 has been rescheduled and will be held on Monday, November 28, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. in St. James Parish Hospital’s Board Room. St. James Parish Hospital’s Monthly Board Meetings typically occur on the third Monday of each month at 6:00pm. St. James…

18-Nov-2022 to 18-Nov-2022

LIVE at Lunch Cancer Education 10.27.22

Join us for a Facebook LIVE at Lunch (via the Facebook Event page) with Denise Louque, Family Nurse Practitioner, and Dr. Laura Chauvin, Oncologist, who will be joining our Facebook Community Live from a parish event to offer education on Prostate and Breast Cancer. 11:30AM Denise Louque, St. James Parish Hospital Family Nurse Practitioner, will…

19-Oct-2022 to 19-Oct-2022

2022 NRHA Top 20 Hospital for Patient Satisfaction

St. James Parish Hospital was recognized by the National Rural Health Association as one of the Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) in the nation for Patient Satisfaction. Top performing Critical Access Hospitals are identified through The Chartis Rural Hospital Performance INDEX which utilizes publicly available data sets to quantify overall hospital performance based on…

17-Oct-2022 to 17-Oct-2022

Fall Puberty Classes

17-Oct-2022 to 17-Oct-2022

COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters

St. James Parish Urgent Care offers the Bivalent COVID-19 Booster (updated booster) for individuals 5 and older. COVID-19 Vaccines and Boosters are offered on a walk-in basis every Thursday from 8am to 8pm at St. James Urgent Care located in Lutcher in the Medical Plaza next to the Hospital. The CDC recommends an updated Bivalent…

29-Sep-2022 to 29-Sep-2022

Community Flu Vaccines

St. James Parish Hospital will be offering flu shots through St. James Urgent Care in Lutcher and Family Practice Clinics beginning Monday, September 26th. Walk-in Flu Vaccines are offered through St. James Urgent Care in Lutcher from 8am to 8pm Monday through Friday. Patients who are coming in for previously scheduled appointments with their primary…

21-Sep-2022 to 21-Sep-2022

2022 Employee of the 2nd Quarter

15-Sep-2022 to 15-Sep-2022

Temporary Mask Mandate Lifted Effective 9.12.22

The hospital’s current COVID policy states that a mask mandate will be in effect when the transmission rate of COVID-19 is high in our community. The transmission rate of COVID-19 in St. James Parish is no longer considered high at this time; therefore, our temporary mask mandate has been lifted. Masks are still encouraged for…

9-Sep-2022 to 9-Sep-2022

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