|EJPG URGENT CARE OPENS IN KENNER|
|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: May 1, 2017
METAIRIE, La. – East Jefferson General Hospital (EJGH) is set to open the brand new East Jefferson Physicians Group (EJPG) Urgent Care in Kenner on Monday, May 1, bringing convenience and quality healthcare to the growing community.
The clinic is located at 708 West Esplanade Avenue and will operate Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and on weekends from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
“This is another tremendous opportunity for us to expand the top-tier care of East Jefferson General Hospital,” said Matt Gibson, EJGH Executive VP of Business Development and Chief Strategy Officer. “The East Jefferson Physicians Group provides the highest-quality of care in our region and we're looking forward to expanding that service into Kenner. This new, convenient facility will provide our patients with the same outstanding care they have come to expect at our various campuses. We look forward to delivering that same high-standard of care at EJPG Urgent Care.”
The fully-staffed urgent care will operate as part of EJGH and under the care of Medical Director Dr. Clayton Mazoue, a highly-experienced physician and graduate of the Louisiana State University School of Medicine.
Urgent Care facilities are designed to handle illnesses and injuries that call for immediate care, but do not require a trip to the emergency room. EJPG Urgent Care can be reached by calling 504-503-5100 or by visiting ejgh.org/urgentcare.
About East Jefferson General Hospital
East Jefferson General Hospital is a publicly-owned, not-for-profit community hospital. This service district hospital, formed in 1965, receives no tax support from Jefferson Parish. The hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations and is Louisiana's first Nurse Magnet hospital. For more information on East Jefferson General Hospital, visit online at www.ejgh.org.