East Jefferson General Hospital

With every pint of blood donated to the East Jefferson General Hospital Blood Bank Donation Center this January, you will be automatically entered into a raffle for a free 1-month membership at The Wellness Center.

Donations are needed this time of year now more than ever, and your contribution of blood or platelets could help save someone's life. In turn, receive a chance at a new and improved healthy lifestyle with a 1-month membership to EJGH’s state-of-the-art workout facility.

The New Orleans Arrhythmia, a rock band made up primarily of East Jefferson General Hospital cardiologist and their support staff, is gearing up to play a show at the historic New Orleans Rock ‘n’ Bowl venue.

The show starts at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 27. Tickets are going for just $12 and the concert is open for all ages.

Opening its doors at its original location back in 1941, Rock ‘n’ Bowl is now located at 3016 S. Carrollton Ave. in New Orleans and combines bowling and music together in one space.

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East Jefferson General Hospital (EJGH) is pleased to announce its expanded investment into the Kenner community with the official opening of EJGH Kenner on Dec. 9, offering the same quality of care available at EJGH in a new, convenient location.

The medical facility will provide primary care services with convenient extended hours, offering patient appointments from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 8 a.m. – noon on Saturdays. Well known EJGH Cardiologist Gary Menszer, MD, FACC will also be located at EJGH Kenner.

East Jefferson General Hospital (EJGH) is proud to share that Janis Sita, RN, has been recognized as a Regional Faculty Exemplary Service award winner from the American Heart Association (AHA) for her dedicated work in the Center for Nursing Knowledge and Research and her efforts in the community.

The award is an annual peer-nominated accolade that recognizes the AHA’s regional faculty in all regions that go above and beyond in their service training centers and the volunteerism they do within their given region.

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Main Lobby Information Desk mainstay Joyce Hanemann has earned Volunteer of the Month honors for December after totaling 2,200 service hours over her 15-year stretch at East Jefferson General Hospital.

Hanemann has consistently provided excellent customer services on Fridays for the last 15 years, providing a welcoming, positive attitude just steps away from the hospital’s front door. Known for her warm demeanor, Hanemann has built a reputation of excellence when it comes to the services she provides.

Always willing to go above-and-beyond for patients and Team Members alike, we would like to thank Hanemann for her continued work in making East Jefferson General Hospital a great place to be!