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Save New Orleans Sounds: Paul Sanchez, Little Freddie King to Raise Awareness About Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

Offbeat – October 19, 2016

Martin Guitar, EarPeace and the Ace Hotel New Orleans will present An Evening with Save Sounds, a benefit concert for the New Orleans Musicians’ Clinic’s campaign to reduce noise-induced hearing disorders… read more

British filmmaker tells tale of musicians in post-Katrina New Orleans

The New Orleans Advocate – October 13, 2016

“One Note at a Time,” Renee Edwards’ documentary about musicians in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina, makes its world premiere at the New Orleans Film Festival… read more

Post-Katrina music documentary One Note at a Time to premiere at New Orleans Film Festival

Gambit – September 28, 2016

Told through “the prism of the New Orleans’ Musicians’ Clinic,” the film examines both the resurgence of the local music scene and the ongoing need for health and wellness services for the city’s culture-bearers. … read more

2016 New Orleans Film Festival unveils in-competition lineup

NOLA.COM – July 1, 2016

This year’s lineup includes One Note at a Time, An homage to the musicians who returned to their hometown after the devastation following Hurricane Katrina, told through the prism of the heroic New Orleans Musicians’ Clinic… read more

NOLA dance troupes gather to support Summer Blood Drive 2016

NOLA.COM – August 10, 2016

On Sunday, August 7th,14 dance troupes and other community groups either attended, performed, volunteered or gave blood for the Blood Center at the Summer Blood Drive hosted by the Organ Grinders and New Orleans Musicians Clinic and Assistance Foundation … read more

Donate Blood This Weekend

Offbeat Magazine – August 3, 2016

The Organ Grinders will partner with the New Orleans Musicians’ Clinic and Assistance Foundation (NOAMF) to host a blood drive at the Rock ‘N’ Bowl in New Orleans on Sunday, August 7.

The groups’ 3rd annual Summer Blood Drive will help restock the shelves of The Blood Center, the region’s primary supplier of blood, blood components and plasma derivatives… read more

Hawaiian-Themed Blood Drive

WWLTV – August 3, 2016

The New Orleans Musicians Clinic teams with the NOLA Organ Grinders to host a Hawaiian themed blood drive. Erica Dudas of the New Orleans Musicians Clinic and Assistance Foundation and the founder of the Organ Grinders Christina Duggar talk about it… read more

Louisiana Medicaid Expansion Brings Insurance To Many New Orleans Musicians

NPR – July 1, 2016

Hundreds of thousands of Louisiana’s working poor have health insurance as of July 1 because the state has expanded its Medicaid program, as allowed under the Affordable Care Act. The new insurance benefits Kotnik and many of the other performers and workers who serve the millions of tourists visiting New Orleans every year… read more

Sound Sleep Initiative to benefit musicians

WWLTV – June 11, 2016

Sometimes people take for granted the benefits of a good night’s sleep, but for others it is a struggle to get some shut-eye, and that can lead to serious health problems. That’s why in New Orleans the Sound Sleep Initiative was created, which provides new mattresses and box springs to local musicians who are health-challenged… read more

How Hurricane Katrina created the road map for Medicaid expansion

NOLA.COM – June 10, 2016

As Louisiana’s doctors, hospitals and clinics brace to care for thousands of newly insured patients under an expanded Medicaid program, New Orleans may have a distinct advantage when it comes to navigating the paper trail. “With Medicaid (expansion), there won’t be (as) many barriers,” said Megan McStravick, a social worker and case manager for the New Orleans Musicians Clinic… read more


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