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COVID-19 Testing Available at St. John Parish Community Center Sept. 9 and 10

St. John the Baptist Parish – Parish President Jaclyn Hotard has partnered with Ochsner Health to provide free COVID-19 testing at the St. John Parish Community Center, Wednesday, September 9, 2020, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Thursday, September 10, 2020, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Testing is available to those ages 2 years and older. Walk-ups are welcome. The St. John Community Center is located at 2900 Hwy 51 in LaPlace.
Testing is free and insurance is not required. Testing is available at the below times or until all test kits have been utilized:
Wednesday, September 9, 2020
4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
St. John the Baptist Parish Community Center
2900 US-51
LaPlace, LA 70068
Walk-Ups Welcome
Thursday, September 10, 2020
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
St. John the Baptist Parish Community Center
2900 US-51
LaPlace, LA 70068
Walk-Ups Welcome
Community members will receive test results via the MyChart patient portal or by phone. Those who test positive will have the opportunity to participate in Ochsner’s 14-day symptom tracker program designed for COVID-19 patients who do not require hospital care. Participants may receive daily text messages to monitor symptoms and can be connected to the 24/7 nurse on-call line for additional support.
Additional Ochsner resources can be found below:
  • Call the free Ochsner information line at 844-888-2772 for 24/7 advice and COVID-19 information.
  • Established Ochsner patients can schedule a video visit with their provider and send secure messages via MyOchsner.
  • New patients can see a provider over video throughwww.ochsner.org/virtualvisits or via the Ochsner Anywhere Care app.
For more information, visit www.sjbparish.com. Residents can also receive regular updates by following the Parish on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, or by tuning in to the government access channel.