Patients & Visitors

STHS complies with applicable federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. STHS does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. STHS provides free aids and services to people with disabilities to communicate effectively with us. If you need these services, contact the Patient Relations Department at 985-898-4669.

St. Tammany Health System delivers today’s life-improving procedures with the latest technology, highest quality and the utmost care to area residents. From wellness and prevention to diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and recovery, the St. Tammany Health System system delivers the very latest technology, the most accomplished specialists and highly personalized, caring staff to ensure patients and their families receive world-class healthcare close to home.

STHS consistently earns national and local recognition for safety, quality, patient experience and innovation. Visit our quality section to learn about our certifications, accreditations and awards.

Please tell any member of the staff, a supervisor or the Patient Relations Department (985-898-4669) if there is anything we can do to make a patient's stay more comfortable. We want the opportunity to address it.

St. Tammany Health System is accredited by The Joint Commission, whose standards deal with quality and safety of care and environment. Patients have the right to contact the Joint Commission’s Office of Quality Monitoring for concerns about your care either by calling 1-800-994-6610 or by visiting You may also speak with the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals by calling 225-342-6429 or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services at 877-696-6775. To report concerns specifically regarding laboratory services, you may contact the STHS Department Head at 985-898-4040 or Center of Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Central Office, Division of Laboratory Services (CLIA), in Baltimore, Maryland at 410-786-3531 or at 1-877-267-2323 (toll free) extension 63531.

St. Tammany Health System campuses are completely tobacco-free. As the largest healthcare provider in the parish, we eliminated tobacco as part of our mission to serve the community’s healthcare needs. We recognize adults’ right to use tobacco but we know its ill effects and institute this policy for the safety and health of our patients, families, employees, volunteers and physicians. Thank you for not smoking or using tobacco.

STHS is a self-supporting not-for-profit community hospital; it receives no tax funding.