Emergency Preparedness

LCMC Health has plans in place to ensure the safety of our patients and staff. When a tropical storm or hurricane threatens New Orleans, LCMC Health will activate its emergency plan to provide patients and their family members, staff, and physicians with up-to-date information regarding our preparations, announcements about closing and reopening the facilities, and other relevant instructions.

Please continue to check this page for important information and updates.

Weather updates for our patients and community:

Children's Hospital

New Orleans East Hospital


University Medical Center

West Jefferson Medical Center

Weather updates for hospital and medical staff:

Please be sure to check the LCMC Health intranet for updates.

Weather Resources:

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