Welcome NOBTS & Leavell College Students

COVID-19 Testing is Available for NOBTS and Leavell College

To schedule your COVID-19 test, call 504-533-4999 or email

Baptist Community Health Services New Orleans (, a Christ-exalting medical ministry started by the churches of the New Orleans Baptist Association, is pleased to work in partnership with New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and Leavell College in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of COVID19.  

BCHS is providing no out of pocket cost COVID19 tests for all students, staff, faculty, and family members of NOBTS and Leavell College. With advanced registration, BCHS provides testing on campus and at BCHS clinics.  

To schedule your COVID19 test, please call the BCHS Patient Engagement Center at 504.533.4999.  When you call, please share with the BCHS staff member if you are a student, staff, faculty or family member at NOBTS or Leavell College.  During your call, a BCHS staff member will inform you about the COVID19 testing process and collect specific information from you; including your name, date of birth, and address.  

COVID19 testing is available for ALL NOBTS and Leavell College members, including those with and WITHOUT Insurance.  BCHS will test you even if you do not have medical insurance, with no out of pocket to you.  In addition to conducting the COVID19 test, BCHS medical providers will answer your questions and if you test positive, BCHS will provide you specific medical advice on what you should do while positive.

To get your COVID19 test, please call 503.533.4999, Monday – Friday, between 8:00am and 4:30pm.  You may also email

Your health is important and Baptist Community Health Services looks forward to the privilege of providing for your care.  On behalf of the medical doctors and commissioned missionaries of BCHS, thank you for allowing us to serve you.

Because of Christ,

Shawn Powers, CEO
Jeremy Simmons, COO
Dr. Hannah Pounds, CMO
Teresa Bovia, CNO
Carolyn Fountain
Sr. Director of Partnerships & Outreach
Nancy Tardy, RN
Director, Patient Engagement Center