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WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS NOTICE REGARDING SERVICES ON WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 17

All FPHSA Outpatient Clinics and Offices will be closed for “in-person” services on Wednesday, January 17, 2024, due to the extreme winter weather conditions; however, all in-person appointments that are scheduled will be switched over to a virtual appointment instead. Please expect a call providing you with the information you need to connect with us. At the time of your appointment, please be sure to accept any calls that may appear as a blocked number. (Please also update your phone settings to allow calls from blocked numbers) We thank you for your cooperation and understanding as we take the necessary safety precautions to protect you and our staff.

If you or a loved one experiences a behavioral health crisis during this time, you can access our after-hours/ emergency line by dialing 1-855-268-1091 or “211”. You may also access crisis chat at www.vialink.org. Text Chat is also available by texting “TXT211” to 504-777-EASE (3273).

If you have a medical emergency, please go to the nearest Emergency Room or dial 911. The National Suicide and Crisis Lifeline is 988.

Please continue to check back here for any updates as we continue to monitor the weather and travel safety conditions.

FPHSA NEWS

Northshore Community Health Systems Governing Board is Currently Recruiting Members

Who are they?

The Northshore Community Health Systems is a division of Florida Parishes Human Services Authority that provides primary care health services.

Their Mission

To provide access to quality, affordable medical, behavioral, and preventative healthcare to our communities in a setting that is patient-centered, safe, and compassionate.

The Board’s Role

Provides governance and oversight for the operation of the health center to assure the provisions of primary and preventive health care services to the general community an medically underserved populations, without regard to the patient’s ability to pay.

Board Composition

Not less than 51% of Board Members must be consumers (or legal guardians or custodians of an active consumer) Non-Consumer Board Members shall be representative of the community served by
the health center and shall be selected for their expertise in relevant areas, such as local government, community affairs, finance and banking, legal affairs, trade unions, and other commercial and industrial
concerns, or social service agencies with the community.

Applicants Must

  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • Be available to attend monthly meetings in-person in Hammond, LA
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