COVID-19 Response Message to Patients: Access Health Louisiana is following federal, state and local health official recommendations regarding who can be tested for COVID-19. Please understand that we are not able to test the general public for the novel coronavirus currently. This information will be updated according to Louisiana Department of Health and Emergency Operation Center notifications.
Access Health Louisiana is following Centers for Disease (CDC) recommendations for protecting our patients and staff during this COVID-19 pandemic. This includes measures for cleaning and sterilizing our locations. We are urging anyone with fever, cough and difficulty breathing to utilize our Telemedicine services for appointments instead of coming into one of our clinics. Through video chat on your smartphone, tablet or computer, our providers can evaluate your condition and recommend if its necessary to proceed with testing. This will help protect the spread of the virus, as well keep a safe environment for the rest of our patients coming in for other ailments. Thank you for your understanding.
Access Health Louisiana (AHL) is a network of Federally Qualified Health Centers. Our network of more than 100 providers sees more than 44,500 patients a year in twelve Louisiana parishes including: Orleans, Jefferson, St. Bernard, St. Tammany, St. Charles, Washington, Plaquemines, Tangipahoa, Iberville, St. James, Allen and Rapides.
Our mission is simple: to improve the health of the people we serve. We do this by striving for the highest levels of patient care every day. In fact, Access Health Louisiana has been recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) based upon standards of patient safety and quality. This means that AHL adheres to evidenced-based standards shown to improve quality, health and safety of its patients, as well as reduced costs.
Access Health Louisiana is also a 2019 recipient of a Quality Improvement Award from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). As a health center quality leader, AHL achieved the best overall clinical performance among all health centers, placing in the top 20 percent of the adjusted quartile rankings for Clinical Quality Measures.
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