It's Dr. Seuss's Birthday...Let's Celebrate!
March 2nd is Dr. Seuss’s 113th birthday—what better way to celebrate than to read? Join Daughters of Charity Health Centers, along with our neighboring public libraries, for celebrations in Dr. Seuss’s honor.
Thursday, March 2nd
9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. @ Daughters of Charity Health Center - Carrollton, Desire, Gentilly, Gretna, Kenner and Prytania
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. @ Daughters of Charity Health Center - New Orleans East Health Center
The fun includes guest appearances by some of Dr. Seuss’s friends, library card sign-ups, giveaways & much more!
Don't miss it!
Today we hope you'll consider a gift to our Seton Medication Fund to ensure that no patient goes without essential medication because they can't afford it. Click here
to support this worthwhile cause.
Read For Your Health
We kicked-off our new “Read For Your Health” initiative (formerly Thriving Readers) on Halloween. Thank you for helping us roll it out with a BANG! The costumes, decor, story time readings, face painting and more were AMAZING!!! Books for this year’s initiative were graciously funded by AETNA, Amerigroup, ALA NO and many of YOU, our wonderful associates, through your GiveNOLA Day contributions. Thank you for donating your time, talent and resources to such a worthwhile cause. And, a BIG thanks to Felice Hill, Robin Tircuit, Brandin Jordan, Sr. Bonnie Hoffman and everyone else who contributed to the successful planning and implementation of this event.
Daughters of Charity Health Centers has expanded its footprint to include the thriving practice of veteran pediatrician Dr. Thattil P. Gouri
Dr. Gouri and his colleague Dr. Angelle Creswell began practicing with Daughters of Charity Health Centers September 1.
During the transition, Dr. Gouri's Westbank office, located at 3215 General Meyer Ave., New Orleans, LA 70114, has remained the same. His Eastbank office, formerly located at 200 S. Broad St., Suite #8, New Orleans, LA 70119, has moved to Daughters of Charity Health Center – Gentilly.
Welcome, Drs. Gouri and Creswell! We are delighted to have you and your dynamic staff join us in fulfilling our mission to improve the health status of the community.
Louisa Health Center Re-Opens in Newly Developed Desire Community Square July 11, New Patients Welcome
Daughters of Charity Health Centers (DCHC) is excited to announce that Daughters of Charity Health Center – Louisa has moved to the newly developed Desire Community Square complex, located at 3303 Higgins Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70126! This new, larger space offers greater access to primary and preventive care for the entire family – children, adults and seniors – under one roof. Joining Dr. Suzanne Lefevre (Pediatrics) in providing care at the new Louisa practice is Jarrod Nero, FNP (Adult General Medicine).
Call (504) 948-2873 to schedule your next appointment at Daughters of Charity Health Center - Louisa today!
FREE Pregnancy Tests Available at Daughters of Charity Health Center - Gentilly
FREE and confidential pregnancy tests are now available at Daughters of Charity Health Center - Gentilly. No Appointment Needed.
Additional Services Available at our Gentilly location include::
Centering Pregnancy Groups
For more info, call (504) 282-0089.
Marillac Community Health Centers 1 of 12 Health Centers to Share Millions in Federal Funding
We're 1 of 12 Louisiana health centers to share in $4.3 million in federal funds to increase access to dental care. Check out @theneworleansadvocate story here: http://www.theneworleansadvocate.com/news/16127423-176/twelve-louisiana-health-centers-share-43-million-in-federal-funds-for-dental-care
Kenner Peds Practice Relocates to Williams Blvd., Adds New Provider and Adult Med
We’re excited to announce that beginning Monday, April 18 our Kenner Pediatrics practice will begin offering services at 3715 Williams Blvd., Suite 220, Kenner, LA 70065. Our final day of service in the Florida St. location was Tuesday, April 12. In addition, Sophia Thomas, MN, APRN, FNP-BC, PPCNP-BC, FNAP, FAANP will begin practicing at the new Kenner location beginning, Monday, April 25. We are honored to have her and her team join our growing practice.
The new Kenner location offers greater access to primary and preventive care for the entire family – children, adults and seniors – under one roof. Our friendly staff is standing-by to help you schedule your next appointment at our Williams Blvd. location. Call (504) 468-4437 to schedule an appointment today!
President/CEO Selected as UNCF NAC Hall of Honor" Honoree
Michael G. Griffin, president and CEO of Daughters of Charity Health Centers and Dillard University alum, will receive the UNCF’s National Alumni Council (NAC) Hall of Honor Award during the philanthropic organization’s Legacy Award Gala in New Orleans Friday. Recipients are selected for this prestigious honor by their respective UNCF alma maters based on their contributions to the institution, their professions and the community.
The Legacy Award Gala is part of a weekend-long conference running February 18-21 at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans, and featuring a Leaders Luncheon, Career Readiness Day, Miss National UNCF Coronation and more events for UNCF alumni and pre-alumni.
For more information, visit the event site here.
Children’s Hospital and Daughters of Charity
Collaborate in Pediatric Services
In November 2014, Children's Hospital and Daughters of Charity Health Centers (DCHC) signed a collaborative agreement to work together to expand primary pediatric healthcare in the New Orleans area. Children's Hospital’s Kids First locations located Uptown on Prytania Street, in New Orleans East, and in Kenner have recently transitioned to Daughters of Charity Pediatric Clinics. In addition, the Kids First Mid-City clinic has relocated to the Daughters of Charity Health Center at 3201 South Carrollton Ave.