New Orleans Health Commissioner

Problems with the website set up for the Affordable Care Act doesn’t mean people can’t sign up for health insurance. Applications can still be made on paper.

Tyler A. Gamble / Office of Mayor Mitch Landrieu

The city of New Orleans is stepping up efforts to help residents get fit. The plan calls for more movement and less junk food.

Tyler A. Gamble / Office of Mayor Mitch Landrieu

Tulane University has opened a new health center inside the former Ruth’s Chris Steak House on North Broad Street. Up to 1,500 patients can receive care at the center every month — with or without insurance.