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CrescentCare stands firm in support of LGBTQ+ rights and gender-affirming care in the wake of discriminatory legislation  

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   CrescentCare stands firm in support of LGBTQ+ rights and gender-affirming care in the wake of discriminatory legislation   New Orleans, LA – CrescentCare, a leading healthcare provider in the Gulf South, affirms its commitment to providing gender-affirming care to our patients, and standing in solidarity with LGBTQ+ communities in the wake of harmful…


A note from Alice Riener, CEO

I have been fortunate to work at CrescentCare for the last eleven years – first as Director of Housing, then Chief Legal and Policy and then Chief of Staff — partnering closely with Noel Twilbeck, our previous CEO who faithfully served the organization for 33 years. I am humbled to have the opportunity to step…


Medicaid members, don’t risk losing your coverage

Español Medicaid renewals are returning and it’s essential that you update your contact information so they can send your renewal information and verify your income. Medicaid eligibility is usually based on Modified Adjusted Gross Income under 138% of federal poverty level (currently $20,120 for a single person household). If you are still eligible for Medicaid…


Breaking ground on our future MidCity location

CrescentCare, a nonprofit community health center, joined real estate developer Gulf Coast Housing Partnership at a groundbreaking ceremony for a new clinic at 2515 Canal Street. The facility will house programs for primary care, behavioral health, sexual health services and more. “We are thrilled to break ground on our new Mid-City location, which will allow…


Free Baby Shower Resource Fair – March 22

Join us for our Baby Shower Resource Fair! This event is specifically designed for parents and caretakers who are pregnant or have children up to age 2. We understand that preparing for or taking care of a young child can be challenging, so we’re bringing together local resources, experts, and our own Pediatrics team to…


Direct Relief Announces $650,000 Grant to Build One of Nation’s Largest Solar Resilience Hubs in New Orleans

By Staff, Direct Relief NEW ORLEANS – In the aftermath of Hurricane Ida last August, 19 New Orleans residents died from excessive heat, lack of oxygen or carbon monoxide poisoning—deaths directly caused by the prolonged power outage. A major gift from California-based Direct Relief, a globally recognized humanitarian aid organization, seeks to prevent such tragic…


Update on monkeypox and vaccinations in New Orleans

Last updated Thursday, October 20. After October, CrescentCare will no longer offer monkeypox vaccinations for the general public. CrescentCare patients will still be able to schedule a vaccination with their primary care provider. For all others, call 211 or visit the Louisiana Department of Health’s monkeypox page for alternate vaccination providers. Vaccinations: For an appointment, call…

cervical screening day

Cervical Screening Day May 14th

CrescentCare returns with a cervical cancer screening event on Saturday, May 14 from 9 am to 1 pm at its MidCity location (3308 Tulane Ave.). To limit visitors for COVID safety, appointments are required by calling 504-821-2601. Health insurance providers fully cover Pap smears as preventive care, including Medicare and Medicaid. Those who are uninsured…


Dining Out New Orleans is back on Thursday, June 30th

Join participating restaurants as we raise much needed funds for Food For Friends. We serve over 500 clients annually with nutrition services. Nutrition is an essential component of staying healthy and well! A full list of restaurants will be disclosed closer to the event. Read more about Food for Friends


Bunnies in the Big Easy, April 15th

Kickoff the Easter weekend festivities with an exciting event at CrescentCare. Celebrating 11 year, Bunnies in the Big Easy is the premier fundraiser of the Easter season. Enjoy a limited open bar (beer, wine, and vodka cocktails), a raffle for fabulous prizes, bunny boys and live entertainment. There will be special performances that will…