BPCC PARTNERS WITH OCHSNER TO HELP ENSURE SAFE RETURN TO CAMPUS

Release date: July 7, 2020

Bossier City, LA – Bossier Parish Community College (BPCC) is working with Ochsner Health by using Ochsner’s Safe to Return Employer Solutions to help ensure a healthy and safe return of employees and students to campus.

BPCC asked Ochsner Health to conduct a comprehensive onsite assessment of all its workspaces and to provide recommendations that the company is implementing as part of its Safe to Return plan. As a result, BPCC will implement the following actions:

  • Deploy signage to encourage safe social distancing practices and proper hand hygiene.
  • Place hand sanitizer stations and wipes in all public areas.
  • Display posters with information on COVID-19 symptoms, and how employees can best protect themselves.
  • Mandate daily temperature checks at business entry points.
  • Require masks in all public areas and provide access to necessary personal protective equipment.

Ochsner Health will also reassess BPCC on a monthly basis and provide updated recommendations as needed based on scientific data and CDC recommendations.

“I am thrilled to have this ongoing support from Ochsner. It has made a huge difference to our business and has helped provide our employees with peace of mind as they return to the workplace,” said Dr. Rick Bateman, Jr., Chancellor of BPCC.

For more information about employer solutions, call 855-542-9108 or email employersolutions@ochsner.org. For more information on BPCC protocols, email info@bpcc.edu or call 318-678-6029.

About Bossier Parish Community College
BPCC offers associate degrees in six academic divisions: Behavioral & Social Sciences; Business; Communication & Performing Arts; Liberal Arts; Science, Nursing & Allied Health; and Technology, Engineering & Mathematics. Technical diplomas, certificates and technical competency areas are also available in each of these divisions. For more information on any of the College’s programs, visit www.bpcc.edu.

About Ochsner Health

Ochsner Health is a system that delivers health to the people of Louisiana, Mississippi and the Gulf South with a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate. Ochsner Health is a not-for-profit committed to giving back to the communities it serves through preventative screenings, health and wellness resources and partnerships with innovative organizations that share our vision. Ochsner Health healed more than 876,000 people from across the globe in 2019, providing the latest medical breakthroughs and therapies, including digital medicine for chronic conditions and telehealth specialty services. Ochsner Health is a national leader, named the top hospital in Louisiana and a top children’s hospital by U.S. News & World Report. As Louisiana’s leading healthcare educator, Ochsner Health and its partners educate thousands of healthcare professionals annually. Ochsner Health is innovating healthcare by investing in new technologies and research to make world-class care more accessible, affordable, convenient and effective. Ochsner’s team of more than 26,000 employees and 4,500 providers are working to reinvent the future of health and wellness in the region. To learn more about Ochsner Health, please visit www.ochsner.org. To transform your health, please visit www.ochsner.org/healthyyou.