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Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center in Hammond is committed to helping keep our patients and community safe and healthy.

Keeping in mind the best interest and health of you and your loved ones, effective Tuesday, September 8, each patient will be allowed one guest or family member to accompany them into the Cancer Center for doctor visits. Face masks and screenings will be required as you enter the facility are still mandatory. At this time, in order to protect everyone, visitors cannot accompany patients into any treatment areas. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation. Please contact us with any questions.

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 (225) 215-1508.

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Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center in Hammond offers Tangipahoa Parish residents access to leading-edge radiation therapy, diagnostic imaging and other supplemental services. The Center’s compassionate, highly experienced medical staff and treatment team are dedicated to providing the most advanced cancer care in a comfortable, supportive setting.

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