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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 Crescent Care. 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…


Town Hall on anti-LGBTQ legislation

In response to the recent wave of proposed anti-LGBTQ legislation in the state of Louisiana, CrescentCare is partnering with locALL, a consortium of organizations and advocates statewide, to present a town hall conversation streaming on Facebook Live on Wednesday, April 6 at 6:30 pm CT. You’ll hear from representatives, medical professionals, advocates, and LGBTQ youth…


CrescentCare named Equality Leader in HRC healthcare index 

CrescentCare has received an evaluation of 100 and the designation of “LGBTQ+ Healthcare Equality Leader” in the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 15th anniversary edition of the Healthcare Equality Index (HEI), the nation’s foremost benchmarking survey of healthcare facilities on policies and practices dedicated to the equitable treatment and inclusion of their LGBTQ+ patients, visitors and…

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Responding to Attacks on Trans Youth

From Louisiana Considered on WWNO/WRKF: Last month, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott ordered state agencies to investigate reports of gender-affirming treatment for transgender children. In a letter he wrote to the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, Abbott referred to this kind of treatment as child abuse. But there are multiple health agencies taking a stand in…


Cervical Screening Day Jan. 29

In honor of January’s Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, CrescentCare will hold a cervical cancer screening event on Saturday, January 29 from 9 am to 12 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,…

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Free Back-to-School Supplies!

It’s time for our annual Back to School Party! Join us on Saturday, July 24 from 10 am to 1 pm at our St. Roch location (1631 Elysian Fields Ave.) for a day of fun, including backpacks and school supplies (while they last, generously donated by Avita Pharmacy), COVID vaccinations (for all people 12 and…


CDC approves vaccinations for youth 12+

On Monday evening, the FDA approved the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for ages 12–15 under an emergency use authorization and the CDC just unanimously recommended the vaccinations for youth. This is great news and takes us one step closer to ending the COVID-19 pandemic. The FDA carefully reviewed the following data: 2,260 participants ages 12 through…


Free health screenings every month!

To help support our community, CrescentCare is offering free community health screenings every month, no insurance required. At these health fairs, we’ll check your blood pressure, glucose levels, cholesterol, and body mass index (BMI). Speak with pharmacists and providers about your health concerns and get help finding insurance, if you need it. Our free community…


Health insurance just got a lot more affordable

This is a big deal. The American Rescue Plan (ARP) recently signed into law will help make healthcare coverage more affordable — or even free — for many people. If you’ve looked at federal marketplace plans in the past but thought they were too expensive, it is time to look again. If you already have coverage, you…