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AHL receives honor from American Cancer Society

Access Health Louisiana (AHL) is recognized by the American Cancer Society for its outstanding work to reduce cancer rates in Southeast Louisiana during National Health Centers Week.  Jennifer Frizzell, Health Systems Manager for the Southern Region of the American Cancer Society, … Continue reading

Health & Wellness at the Hilton

Access Health Louisiana (AHL) is offering free blood pressure and glucose checks for attendees of the Blacks in Government (BIG) Symposium at the Hilton Riverside August 13-16th.  The theme of this year’s event is “Eliminating Health Disparities in the African … Continue reading

Heroes of Health

National Health Center Week (August 12th-18th) is an annual celebration that recognizes the hard work of community health centers nationwide.  This year’s theme is “America’s Healthcare Heroes“.  With more Americans needing Primary Care, community health centers play a vital role … Continue reading

School Based Health Centers Welcome back Students

    Access Health Louisiana (AHL) employees welcomed back students at open house events this week.  AHL operates ten school-based health centers in four Louisiana parishes.  Students attending open house events received free school supplies, as well as information on … Continue reading

AHL Participates in St. Charles Youth Rally 2018

Access Health Louisiana (AHL) participated in the annual St. Charles Youth Rally  August 4th.  The annual event took place at R. K. Smith Middle School on Judge Edward Dufresne Parkway in Luling.  In all, AHL employees gave out school supplies … Continue reading

Back to School Events are a Success!

Four successful back to school events were held this summer at Access Health Louisiana clinics in Hammond, Kenner, St. Bernard and Bogalusa. In all, more than one-thousand children received school supplies. At all locations, families were lined up one to two hours … Continue reading

Supplies for Success – Back to School Giveaway!

Join Access Health Louisiana for a fun-filled kids event with FREE school supply giveaways! Giveaways available while supplies last. Children must be present with an adult to receive supplies. The Supplies for Success event will be happening at four locations: … Continue reading

Hurricane Season 2018

PREPARE + PREVENT + RESPOND + RECOVER + MITIGATE Family PlanSTEP 1: Put Together An Emergency Kit Be sure to include these items: Flashlight Extra batteries Bottled water (At least three gallons of water per person) Battery-powered radio Battery-powered lantern … Continue reading

HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES

What Are Heat-Related Illnesses? Prolonged or intense exposure to hot temperatures can cause heat-related illnesses such as heat exhaustion, heat cramps, and heat stroke (also known as sun stroke). http://bit.ly/understandingheat http://bit.ly/heatillness2018 usisw2018-heatillness

AHL Attends Kids Expo

Annual Lakeside Kids Expo brought to you by Kids and Family Magazine. AHL was one of 50 vendors showcasing summer camps, schools, kids activities and more!

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