Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

Keeping you safe

As our community continues to adjust to a new normal, we do not want you delaying the care you need. We want you to know the steps we are taking to keep you and your family safe and what to expect when visiting our hospital or clinics.

With in-person and virtual care appointments available, we’re ready to lead the way to a healthier future for you.

The extra steps we're taking to keep you safe:

face mask iconAll patients and employees are masked

small thermometer iconAll patients and employees have their temperature checked

small phone icon with talking cloudOur staff will reach out for a pre-screening call including a symptom check before your appointment

small hand wiping a surface iconAll office furniture and medical equipment is cleaned and sanitized before and after patient contact

small clock iconWait times shortened by improved scheduling

social distancing chairs iconWaiting rooms are a safe place - focusing on social distancing

Reach out to your provider today or call 504-702-3000 if you have any questions about your upcoming appointment or would like to schedule a new appointment.

Defining Quality

  • Joint Commission National Quality Approval Award
    The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care.
  • American College of Surgeons: Verified Trauma Center
    The Norman E. McSwain, Jr, MD, Spirit of Charity Trauma Center only verified Level 1 Trauma Center in South Louisiana.
  • City Business - Best Places to Work
    The Comprehensive Pulmonary Hypertension Center (CPHC) at University Medical Center New Orleans was awarded top-tier accreditation from the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA).
  • PHA Center of Comprehensive Care Award
    University Medical Center New Orleans is an Advanced Primary Stroke Center with a full stroke team on call 24/7 to immediately care for patients with stroke symptoms.
  • American Heart Association and American Stroke Association Primary Stroke Center
  • Commission on Cancer Accedited Program logo
    The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association award recognizes the hospital’s commitment and success ensuring that stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence.
  • Commission on Cancer Accedited Program logo
    University Medical Center has been designated an Antimicrobial Stewardship Center of Excellence by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (ISDA).