Stay-Active Exercise Classes with Deldrhain White
PCGH sponsors weekly exercise classes held at D&D White’s Health and Outreach Center every Tuesday starting at 6:30 PM. Classes cost only $5.00 and they are open to the public. The workouts involve low-intensity exercise to help get participants active.
D&D White’s Health and Outreach Center is located at 406 Westend Dr, New Roads, LA.
More than 50% of those who abused opoids did not have a prescription and many obtained these drugs for free from friends or relatives. With Louisiana in the midst of a tragic opioid epidemic, we’re asking for your help. Clean out your medicine cabinets and bring your unneeded or expired drugs to our drug take-back boxes.
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Is it time for your screening? Regular screening, beginning at age 50, is the key to preventing colorectal cancer. Don’t assume you’re too young for colorectal cancer. When people stop assuming, they get screened, they reach out for support, they pay attention to their symptoms, and they advocate for their health.
On the first Friday of every February, which is designated as American Heart Month, the nation comes together, igniting a wave of red from coast to coast. From landmarks to news anchors and neighborhoods to online communities; this annual groundswell unites millions of people for a common goal: the eradication of heart disease and stroke.
The program will allow a specialist from Our Lady of the Lake Heart & Vascular Institute in Baton Rouge to connect with the team of healthcare providers at Pointe Coupee General Hospital in real-time in order to provide patients outside of Baton Rouge with specialty care.
On January 12, 2016, Governor John Bel Edwards signed an executive order (JBE 16-01) to begin the process for expanding Medicaid in Louisiana no later than July 1, 2016. Expansion will make Medicaid available to the 300,000 to 450,000 adults living in Louisiana who do not currently qualify for full Medicaid coverage and cannot afford to buy private health insurance.
Join our hospital team in the Geaux Lite Louisiana Statewide Hospital Weight Loss Challenge! It is a fun, free, 6-month competition in which hospital teams, made up of staff, family members, individuals and Community Partners, compete to get healthy.
The upcoming month of September is Sickle Cell Awareness Month thus providing an excellent opportunity to present information about this serious disease.
The bath salts drug has chemically nothing to do with the bath salts we place in our bath tub such as Epsom salt. The bath salts drug's white crystals resemble the bath salts we use in bathing but are not the same. The illegal street chemists have marketed the bath salts drug as “bath salts – not for human consumption” under names such as Ivory Wave and Vanilla Sky. By doing this they have been able to avoid the bath salts drug being labeled as illegal.
The cold and flu season will be upon us shortly. As we move into these months, we must be reminded of some important information regarding antibiotic use. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has designated November 14-18 as “Get Smart About Antibiotics Week”.