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The Steps to Get PrEP

“PrEP is like birth control.  Birth control pills prevent an unplanned pregnancy tomorrow, while PrEP will prevent an unintended HIV exposure tomorrow,” says MarkAlain Déry, D.O. Dr. Déry is the Chief Innovation Officer and Infectious Diseases Physician with Access Health … Continue reading

Educating Healthcare Providers in the Fight Against HIV

“When it comes to HIV rates nationwide, New Orleans and Baton Rouge typically rank in the top three,” says Graham Patterson, Manager of the AIDS Education and Training Center (AETC) in New Orleans.  “Louisiana ranks in the top five of … Continue reading

Access Health Louisiana Abroad

Dr. MarkAlain Déry, Infectious Disease/Internal Medicine Physican with Access Health Louisiana (AHL), spent the month of June teaching in Eastern Europe.  He educated students and faculty at the Medical School of Albania about emerging infectious disease trends.  Dr. Déry is … Continue reading

Free School Supply Giveaway

Free backpacks filled with supplies will be given out to children during Access Health Louisiana’s annual “Supplies for Success” events.  Four events will be held during the month of July.  Backpacks will be given out on Friday, July 19th at … Continue reading

Celebrate Pride in June

Access Health Louisiana’s (AHL) very own Dr. MarkAlain Déry served as the 2019 local Grand Marshal of the New Orleans Pride Parade on Saturday, June 8, 2019.  Dr. Déry is Chief Innovation Officer for AHL and an Internal Medicine/Infectious Disease … Continue reading

Measles Virus & Summer Travel

An estimated 41.5 million Americans are expected to travel over Memorial Day weekend according to the American Automobile Association (AAA). Even more will travel this summer. If your vacation plans include heading to a city or country where there’s a … Continue reading

Free Mammograms

Access Health Louisiana (AHL) received $22,500 in grant funding this month from the Susan G. Komen Foundation to offer free mammograms to uninsured patients.  The awards were given out during the “Go Pink” luncheon held at the Audubon Tea Room … Continue reading

Achievement in Diabetes Testing

Congratulations to the Access Health Louisiana care team at the St. Charles Community Health Center in Luling. They successfully tested 100% of their 440 diabetic patients seen in the clinic in February for hemoglobin A1C levels, a standard set forth … Continue reading

Free myStrength App

Patients and their families now have free access to the myStrength app thanks to a new partnership between myStrength and Access Health Louisiana.  myStrength is a digital behavioral health tool to improve and sustain emotional health and wellbeing.  The program … Continue reading

Kid’s Expo at Lakeside Mall

Access Health Louisiana (AHL) was proud to be a Gold Level Sponsor at the annual Kid’s Expo at Lakeside Mall.  The event, which took place on Saturday, March 30th, featured more than 50 vendors including AHL.  Parents and grandparents received … Continue reading

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