For CF Patients Affected by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita...
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and the Cystic Fibrosis Services Pharmacy are committed to providing ALL CF patients affected by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita with CF medications, regardless of their ability to pay.
Should you need CF medications, please call the CF Services Pharmacy at (800) 541-4959.
In addition, those patients who have been displaced by Hurricane Katrina may seek medical assistance at any other CF Foundation-accredited care center in the United States. All states have been directed by the federal government to accept Louisiana Medicaid as payment for medical services. If you are having trouble accessing care at a CF care center, or have other questions, please call the CF Legal Information Hotline at (800) 622-0385.
New! Update on Tulane Pediatric and Adult CF Care Centers
We are pleased to announce the return of the Tulane Pediatric CF Center--now located at the Tulane-Lakeside campus. The entire pediatric CF team, headed by Dr.'s Scott Davis, Robert Beckerman and Michael Kiernan are seeing patients for clinic appointments and/or admission to the hospital. The new facility is located at 4720 I-10 Service Road, Suite 501, in Metairie. Please call (504) 780-4436 for an appointment or to speak with any of the CF team members.
The Tulane University Health Sciences Center Adult CF Center is now operating out of Tulane-Lakeside Hospital (on I-10 and Clearview Blvd. in Metairie (< 5 miles from the main Tulane University Hospital and Clinic.) The telephone number for appointments is (504) 780-4560. The CF nurse coordinator will be there to help facilitate appointments.
The following other CF centers are seeing patients not able to go to the Tulane center:
Louisiana State University Medical Center, Shreveport, LA
Pediatric and Adult Care: (318) 675-6094
University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS
Pediatric Care: (601) 984-5205
Adult Care: (601) 984-5650
USA Children's Medical Center, Mobile, AL
Pediatric and Adult Care: (251) 343-6848
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Pediatric and Adult Care: (832) 822-1000
Or, click here to find a CF Foundation-accredited care center near you.
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