Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to COVID-19

LAST UPDATED ON 03/15/2021

As updates on the impact of the coronavirus continue to be released, we want to take a moment to inform you of the heightened preventative measures we have put in place at Covington Behavioral Health Hospital to keep our patients, their families, and our employees safe. All efforts are guided by and in adherence to the recommendations distributed by the CDC.

Please note that for the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff, there are certain restrictions in place regarding on-site visitation at Covington Behavioral Health Hospital.

  • These restrictions have been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • Options for telehealth visitation are continuously evaluated so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services may be offered when deemed clinically appropriate.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

CDC updates are consistently monitored to ensure that all guidance followed is based on the latest information released.

  • All staff receives ongoing infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance is provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are monitored and utilized.
  • Temperature and symptom screening protocols are in place for all patients and staff.
  • Social distancing strategies have been implemented to ensure that patients and staff maintain proper distance from one another at all times.
  • Cleaning service contracts have been reviewed for additional support.
  • Personal protective equipment items are routinely checked to ensure proper and secure storage.
  • CDC informational posters are on display to provide important reminders on proper infection prevention procedures.

The safety of our patients, their families, and our employees is our top priority, and we will remain steadfast in our efforts to reduce any risk associated with COVID-19.

The CDC has provided a list of easy tips that can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and then immediately dispose of the tissue.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces that are frequently touched.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.

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Welcome to Covington Behavioral Health Louisiana’s Premier Psychiatric Treatment Center

Why Choose Us?

Covington Behavioral Health is the ideal provider for adult men and women who have been struggling with acute changes in their emotional and mental well-being and who can benefit from comprehensive psychiatric services and therapeutic interventions that are designed to provide stability while improving each patient’s potential for experiencing enhanced quality of life.

At Covington, multidisciplinary teams of experienced and dedicated professionals offer clinically superior care that has been personalized to meet the specific needs and goals of each patient, and which is provided with the utmost dignity and respect. Each person who is entrusted into our care will complete a thorough assessment and will follow an individualized treatment plan, with ongoing evaluation to ensure that they are receiving the services that put them in the best position to make continued positive progress both during and after their time with us.

What's a Typical Day Like?

In general, you can expect a full day of structured and supportive activities, with continued interactions with the members of your treatment team as well as with others who are progressing in their recovery. The specifics of your daily schedule, however, will be determined by the personalized treatment plan that you and your treatment team work together to develop.

Compassionate, Expert Care

Among the professionals with whom a patient may work while in treatment at Covington are psychiatrists, medical psychologists, nurse practitioners, nurses, licensed clinical social workers, licensed counselors, activity therapists, mental health technicians, and a staff dietitian. Elements that may be incorporated into an individual’s personalized treatment plan include detoxification, medication management, individual therapy, group therapy, family therapy, and activity therapy.

In addition to ensuring a compassionate and dignified experience for all patients and loved ones, the professionals who work at Covington Behavioral Health also embrace and embody the highest standards of their fields of expertise.

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Psychiatric Treatment Available

Inpatient Treatment

For men and women ages 18+ who are in acute need of psychiatric stabilization. Our inpatient treatment is short-term in nature, typically lasting 7-10 days. Patients receive 24/7 supervision as they reside at our facility.

Intensive Outpatient Treatment

For men and women ages 18+ who don’t need the acute care of inpatient treatment, but would benefit from a structured environment. IOP treatment typically lasts 4-10 weeks. Patients reside at home and visit our facility for a minimum of 6 hours/week.

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Our team is ready to help you determine whether Covington is the right fit for you or your loved one. We will guide you every step of the way to make the admissions process as easy as possible.

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