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

September 13, 2022

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…

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Update on monkeypox and vaccinations in New Orleans

July 13, 2022

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…

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Cervical Screening Day May 14th

May 6, 2022

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…

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

April 7, 2022

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

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Mark your calendars: May 3rd is Give NOLA Day

April 7, 2022

Remember to support CrescentCare on GiveNOLA Day. Avita Pharmacy is matching dollar-for-dollar up to $15,000. Early giving starts April 18. Support our work in the community! Read more

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Bunnies in the Big Easy, April 15th

April 7, 2022

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…

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Town Hall on anti-LGBTQ legislation

April 6, 2022

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…

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CrescentCare named Equality Leader in HRC healthcare index 

April 5, 2022

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

March 8, 2022

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…

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Cervical Screening Day Jan. 29

January 18, 2022

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!

July 8, 2021

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…

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