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Emergency Updates

Updated 1/18/18 at 4:15 p.m.

Effective tomorrow, Jan. 19, all operations and services at North Oaks Health System will return to normal, with the exception of Walker Primary Care Clinic,

Posted 1/17/18 at 7:45 p.m

The Livingston Parish Medical Complex will remain closed tomorrow, Thursday, Jan. 18. All North Oaks Physician Group clinics, outpatient rehabilitation and diagnostics services will open at noon.

The opening of Walker Walk-In Clinic will be assessed as more road information becomes available.

All surgeries will proceed as scheduled.

Employees who are within close proximity and deem it safe, should report as scheduled or instructed by your supervisor. Please check the Louisiana State Police website or http://www.511la.org for most recent road closures and use caution when traveling. For employees with traveling concerns, we are providing shelter. Please contact the Nursing Supervisor if shelter is needed.

We will continue to monitor weather conditions and provide updates as needed.

Posted 1/17/18 at 3 p.m.

At this time, North Oaks leadership is assessing the potential need for a delayed start to operations on Thursday, January 18. We are waiting on updated information from Parish government on road conditions and closures. More information will be posted to the web site, facebook and the employee and public information lines no later than 7 p.m. tonight.

Walk-in clinics in Hammond and Ponchatoula will close at 6 p.m. today.

At this time, employees should prepare for regular operating hours for Thursday, January 18th, if road conditions allow. For updated information about road closures and alternate routes, visit www.511la.org or lsp.org. Please use caution when traveling.

Employees sheltering in place this evening need to bring their own linens and towels. We are conserving hospital linen for patient use.

Posted 1/17/18 at 7:15 a.m.

Due to hazardous driving conditions, all North Oaks Health System services in Livingston Parish will remain closed today. North Oaks Surgery Center in Hammond is also closed.

All outpatient services in Tangipahoa Parish, including North Oaks Physician Group clinics, will have a delayed opening at 10 a.m. today.

Employees are urged to please check the Louisiana State Police website or http://www.511la.org for most recent road closures. Please use caution when traveling. For employees with traveling concerns, we are providing shelter. Please contact the Nursing Supervisor if shelter is needed.

We will continue to monitor weather conditions and provide updates as needed. ​

Posted 1/16/18 at 1:30 p.m.

The National Weather Service is predicting a wintry mix of snow and rain later today. In order to ensure safe driving conditions for patients and employees, all of North Oaks Health System’s Livingston Parish locations will close at 2 p.m., today, Tuesday, Jan. 16.

All North Oaks Physician Group clinics (except for the walk-in clinics in Hammond & Ponchatoula), Outpatient Diagnostics and Outpatient Rehabilitation Services in Tangipahoa Parish will close at 3 p.m. today. The Hammond and Ponchatoula Walk-In clinics will remain open as normal until 8 p.m.

Shelter is available for employees with traveling concerns. Please contact the Nursing Supervisor if shelter is needed. Currently we expect business as usual tomorrow, Jan. 17. For more information, contact your supervisor or call the Employee Information Line at (985) 230-6397.