Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center in Covington is committed to helping keep our patients and community safe and healthy.
As a result, the Cancer Center currently has a Zero Visitor policy, with the only exception being for patients with cognitive impairment. Those with mobility issues will be supported by our guest services teams to ensure they are able to safely attend their appointments. We are supportive of allowing loved ones to utilize their preferred technology to provide inclusive appointments.
All patients will be screened upon entering the facility. Screening consists of several questions related to whether you or someone you’ve been in close contact with has been tested or diagnosed with COVID – 19, and a temperature check.
We ask that you please contact your physician before travelling to any of our facilities if any of the following applies to you:
- Showing symptoms of a respiratory infection, such as fever greater than 100.4º F/38º C, cough or shortness of breath.
- Have been tested for COVID-19.
- Had contact with someone who has been ill with a respiratory virus.
Please contact your physician and notify them if any of these items pertain to you.
Do you need additional cancer information, resources or support during this time? The Cancer Center’s social workers are here to help. If we can assist patients or loved ones in any way, please contact us at (985) 276-6832.
Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center in Covington provides state‐of‐the art radiation therapy and diagnostic imaging, along with vital support services to patients and families in the Northshore region.
Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center in Covington offers the most advanced treatments available, including high‐precision radiation therapies and minimally invasive robotic surgery. We also offer cancer prevention education and early detection services to help prevent the disease or catch it in its earliest stages, when it is most treatable.
At Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center in Covington, we offer the latest, safest and most effective radiation therapies to treat a wide range of cancers. Our radiation oncologists develop a customized radiation oncology treatment plan for every patient and ensure each treatment is monitored and adjusted as needed. Our board‐certified radiation oncologists and technicians will work closely with you and your cancer care team to ensure the best outcome and experience.
Early detection is often your best protection against cancer. At Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center in Covington, we provide prevention and early detection services, through our Prevention on the Go program, to catch cancer at its earliest stages when it’s highly treatable. For your convenience, the Cancer Center brings these services to where people live, work, worship, shop and play throughout the Northshore.
Meet Our Medical Staff
Our Cancer Experts
Fighting cancer is a team effort at Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center in Covington. You and our dedicated specialists will create a cancer treatment plan to meet your unique needs, utilizing innovative medicine and technology.
Each of our cancer care teams is led by some of the most experienced medical and radiation oncologists in the region, who combine expertise with compassionate care to treat even the most complex cancers. They regularly meet with other members of the cancer care team—including surgeons, radiologists, dietitians, social workers, physical therapists, pharmacists and more—to review your plan from every angle and provide all the support you need throughout your journey.
With highly‐experienced and compassionate physicians and team members, Mary Bird Perkins is a key provider within St. Tammany Cancer Center, which offers comprehensive, patient‐focused cancer treatment services.
For more information or to schedule an appointment, call us at (985) 875‐2234
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