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Expert Care.
Convenient Care.
North Oaks Urgent Care.

Open Every Day: 7 AM - 8 PM


Why North Oaks Urgent Care?

When your health needs can’t wait, head to North Oaks Urgent Care to get the expert care you need for your illness or minor injury. Just walk in or reserve your spot online at one of our 3 locations in Hammond, Ponchatoula and Walker.

  • Care for people of all ages – from infants to adults
  • Direct access to our health system for advanced specialty care
  • Ability to activate ER team, Level II Trauma Center & Primary Stroke Center
  • ER-trained nurse practitioners
  • Advanced x-ray services

All locations are equipped to provide COVID-19 testing (PCR and Rapid tests) and COVID-19 vaccinations.

We accept most major insurance plans, Medicare and Medicaid. Self-pay options also are available.


Urgent v. Emergent?

Prepare yourself for life’s unexpected moments and know when to head to the nearest emergency room (ER) and when you can be treated at an urgent care clinic.


  • Abscesses Without Fever
  • Allergic Reaction (Non-life Threatening)
  • Allergies
  • Back, Neck & Joint Pain
  • Bladder Problems
  • Cold and Flu Symptoms
  • Cough and Congestion
  • COVID-19 without Complications
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty Breathing (Asthma)
  • Ear Infection
  • Fever
  • Headache & Migraine
  • Insect Bites/Stings
  • Lacerations
  • Minor Broken Bones and Fractures
  • Minor Burns
  • Minor Object Removal (Fish Hooks, Splinters)
  • Minor Wounds
  • Nausea
  • Pink Eye
  • Sinus Pain
  • Skin Rash without Fever
  • Sore Throat
  • Sprains/Strains
  • Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Urinary Tract Infections
  • Vomiting
  • Worker’s Comp. Injury Treatment
  • Occupational Health Services (Hammond & Walker)


North Oaks Urgent Care is not equipped to take care of life-threatening emergencies.

Don’t waste time if you’re experiencing these serious conditions. Call 9-1-1 or go to the nearest ER. Note: this is not an exhaustive list of conditions that may require emergency care.

  • Abscesses with Fever
  • Chest Pain or Squeezing Sensation in Chest
  • Flu with Complications, including Breathing Difficulties, High Fever and Unresponsiveness
  • Foreign Object Stuck in Body
  • Head Trauma
  • High Blood Sugar
  • Fever of 103ºF or Higher; Fever with Rash
  • Intense Headache
  • Loss of Consciousness
  • Open Wounds/Severed Limbs
  • Poisoning or Suspected Overdose of Medications
  • Seizure
  • Serious Burns
  • Mental Health Issues
  • Severe Abdominal Pain
  • Severe Broken Bones
  • Severe Physical Pain
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Skin Infections/Abscess
  • Sudden Change in Vision
  • Sudden Paralysis or Slurred Speech
  • Uncontrollable Bleeding
  • Unexplained, Slurred Speech



Our Experts

Many of our nurse practitioners are certified in emergency care, which enables them to see more complex cases than most urgent care providers. They also work in the ER alongside emergency medicine physicians, where they are cross-trained to ensure they are equipped to identify and care for a variety of urgent conditions.

  • Thadd Lavigne, MSN, APRN, FNP-C
  • Jacob Neal, MSN, APRN, FNP-C, ENP-C
  • Deborah Sellers, MSN, APRN, ANP-BC
  • Richelle Smart, MSN, APRN, FNP-C, ENP-C, SANE-A
  • Amy Bruno, MSN, APRN, FNP-C
  • Erika Oliver, MSN, APRN, FNP-C
  • Jourdan Pellegrini, MSN, APRN-CNP, FNP-C
  • Tiffany Billiot, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, ENP-C
  • Natalie Easterly, MSN, APRN, FNP-C, ENP-C
  • Mallory Jenkins, MSN, APRN, FNP-C
  • Noelle Plaissance, FNP-C
  • Courtney Muller, MSN, APRN, FNP-C
  • Angela Reynolds, DNP, APRN, FNP-C
  • John Easterly, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, ENP-C
  • Joan Peperone, MSN, APRN, FNP-C
  • Megan Perilloux, MSN, APRN, FNP-C

People We’ve Helped

  • I had an amazing experience! All of the staff took good care of me, and I left feeling so much better!

    - Linda A.
  • I was treated quickly and efficiently. I really like the NP who helped me. He was personable and informative. The front staff and techs were also nice and helpful.

    - Mary W.
  • Very attentive and easy to communicate with. Excellent care and answered all my questions. Also very quick in-and-out.

    - Jeff K.
  • Absolutely love this place for all of our “primary isn’t available” needs. They were very thorough and respected all COVID-19 guidelines. Not to mention, they are very friendly and always personable. By far the best after hours in Walker.

    - Christina G.
  • Best urgent care there is. Never rude and always go beyond and above for their patients!

    - McKenzie F.
  • Fast service. Not crowded. Very friendly staff.

    - Richele R.