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Free Child Safety Seat Installations

Assistance with child safety seats is offered free in Louisiana! Join nationally certified technicians as we work to reduce serious injuries and fatalities in children by making sure your child's safety seats are installed properly. To schedule an installation, please contact Lauryn Allgood at (337)948-5140 or LaurynAllgood@opelousasgeneral.com.

By Stander CPR

Community involvement intended for early care for victims with cardiac arrest. For more information, or to schedule a CPR class call the Education Center at: (337) 594-3825.

Pre-natal Classes

Free Pre-natal Classes are held in February, April, June, August, October and December on the first 3 Thursdays beginning at 6:00 p.m. in our 3rd floor Auditorium at Main Campus. The class series covers breastfeeding and infant care, as well as a tour of the Labor and Delivery Unit. To register or for more information, call (337) 948-5103.

Business/Company Health Fair

Free health screenings to companies upon enrollment. For more information call WellnessWorks at: (337) 948-5157.

First Aid

Provides education for care of victims within the first 5 minutes of an accident or medical emergency. For information or to schedule a class please call the Education Center at: (337) 549-3801

PAGE Group (People Actively Growing Emotionally)

Developing healthy relationships, enhancing communication skills and behavior modification. Meetings are held weekly on Tuesdays. For more information call the Education Center at: (337) 594-3825.

Safe Sitters

Improve the quality of babysitting for children ages 11-13 years of age. For more information, or to schedule a class call the Education Center at: (337) 594-3801.

Shots for Tots

Immunization for infants, children and including young adults to age 18. For more information call the OB Department at: (337) 948-5148.

Life's Champions

A program for those 55 plus that offers education, social events, newsletter and discounts in the hospital gift shop and cafeteria. For more information call: (337) 948-3011, ext.7189.

Mesothelioma

If you would like information regarding Mesothelioma, visit https://www.mesotheliomaguide.com

Lactation Services

OGHS has a staffed International, Board-Certified Lactation Consultant who offers inpatient and outpatient lactation consults for our breast-feeding patients. More information can be viewed under the "Women's Services" tab, or you can call Lauren David at 337-594-3804 or 337-948-3011 (Ext. 3960).
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