OLOL unveils children’s health care program (video)

Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING --  Jeff Soileau, Health Educator for the Baton Rouge Children's Health Project, leads Ryan Elementary School students in a warmup exercise Thursday during 'Blue Bus Bounce,' a  demonstration of the organization's mobile health care bus program, which is provided by through a partnership of Our Lady of the Lake Children's Hospital and the Children's Health Fund. Initially established to provide accessible healthcare services to children and adolescents impacted by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, the program  has now evolved into a provision of services for underserved children in the Greater Baton Rouge area. The Primary Care Mobile Medical Unit  offers non-invasive medical care for non-emergent acute medical problems, prescriptions for some medical conditions, referrals to subspecialist pediatric services, comprehensive physical exams, immunizations, laboratory testing, vision, hearing and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) screening, health education and assistance with registering for Medicaid/LaCHIP.  Its Community Support and Resiliency Unit  offers services related to behavioral health.
Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Jeff Soileau, Health Educator for the Baton Rouge Children's Health Project, leads Ryan Elementary School students in a warmup exercise Thursday during 'Blue Bus Bounce,' a demonstration of the organization's mobile health care bus program, which is provided by through a partnership of Our Lady of the Lake Children's Hospital and the Children's Health Fund. Initially established to provide accessible healthcare services to children and adolescents impacted by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, the program has now evolved into a provision of services for underserved children in the Greater Baton Rouge area. The Primary Care Mobile Medical Unit offers non-invasive medical care for non-emergent acute medical problems, prescriptions for some medical conditions, referrals to subspecialist pediatric services, comprehensive physical exams, immunizations, laboratory testing, vision, hearing and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) screening, health education and assistance with registering for Medicaid/LaCHIP. Its Community Support and Resiliency Unit offers services related to behavioral health.

The Baton Rouge Children’s Health Project put on the “Blue Bus Bounce” Thursday to demonstrate the organization’s mobile health care program.

Initially established to provide accessible health care services to children and teenagers affected by hurricanes Katrina and Rita, the program has evolved into providing services for under-served children in the Greater Baton Rouge area.

The program is provided through a partnership with Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital and the Children’s Health Fund.

The Primary Care Mobile Medical Unit offers non-invasive medical care for nonemergency medical problems, prescriptions for some medical conditions, referrals to sub-specialist pediatric services, comprehensive physical exams, immunizations, laboratory testing, vision, hearing and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder screening, health education and assistance with registering for Medicaid/LaCHIP. Its Community Support and Resiliency Unit offers services related to behavioral health.