Kenner, La. (March 3, 2022) – Today, East Jefferson Urgent Care in Kenner, through a partnership with LCMC Health, is announcing its new name, LCMC Health Urgent Care. Now under the LCMC Health family of hospitals, the urgent care clinic will continue to deliver the same convenient, quality care Kenner residents have come to expect.

“LCMC Health is excited to welcome LCMC Health Urgent Care to our family of hospitals,” said Greg Feirn, LCMC Health CEO. “We take pride in supporting our communities and we look forward to offering individuals and families the high level of compassionate care they deserve.”

LCMC Health Urgent Care treats patients three months and older for a variety of minor illnesses and injuries including:

  • Ear and eye infection
  • Fever
  • Cold and Flu
  • Minor cuts that may need stitches
  • Broken bones or simple fractures
  • Minor skin infections
  • Severe sore throat
  • Sprains and strains
  • Vomiting and diarrhea
  • Allergies

Other services offered at LCMC Health Urgent Care include rapid COVID-19 testing and occupational health services for workplace injuries, DOT/Non-DOT physicals, blood analysis, return-to-work exams, and drug testing.

Regardless of the diagnosis, when higher-level care is needed, urgent care patients have direct access to world-class follow-up care through LCMC Health’s family of affiliated hospitals. Touro, East Jefferson General Hospital, West Jefferson Medical Center, Children’s Hospital New Orleans, and University Medical Center are staffed with some of the top physicians and specialists in the country.

Patients that need care at LCMC Health Urgent Care can walk into the clinic at any time. Appointments are never necessary, however, patients can reduce wait time by accessing online check-in ahead of time. LCMC Health Urgent Care also offers patients access to EPIC MyChart for added convenience and continuity of care.

LCMC Health Urgent Care in Kenner is located at 708 W. Esplanade Avenue and will extend the hours of operation to 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekends. Most major insurance plans are accepted.

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About LCMC Health Urgent Care

LCMC Health Urgent Care centers are modern, state-of-the-art facilities providing walk-in care for minor illnesses and injuries seven days a week, including most holidays. Licensed providers are available to perform procedures like splinting and suturing. Clinics are also equipped with digital x-ray, laboratory services, and an electronic medical records (EMR) system. LCMC Health Urgent Care is accredited by the national Urgent Care Association demonstrating its commitment to provide the highest level of care. LCMC Health Urgent Care in Kenner will be the health system’s eighth urgent care location in Greater New Orleans. LCMC Health Urgent Care has locations in Kenner, Algiers, Uptown, Clearview, Covington, Gretna, Lakeview, and Marrero.