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Gov. Edwards' To Visit Monroe

LA Govenor John Bel Edwards will visit North Louisiana today to offically annouce the partnership concerns between LSU Health Shreveport and Ochsner Health System regarding the operation of two hospitals and the medical school in North Louisiana. He will hold a ceremony to begin the transfer of the Univeristy health hospitals in Monroe to Shreveport to Ochsner Heath System. This takeover begins on October 1, 2018.

Details are as followed:

10:30 a.m. LSU and Ochsner Partnership Agreement - Shreveport (Open Press)

University Health (Medical School Auditorium)
1501 Kings Highway
Shreveport, LA 71103

2:30 p.m. LSU and Ochsner Partnership Agreement - Monroe (Open Press)

University Health Conway
4864 Jackson Street
Monroe, LA 71202