Terms of Use

These Terms of Use (“Terms”) govern your access and use of our website (the “Website”). By accessing or using the Website, you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you do not agree with these Terms, please do not use the Website. By accessing or using the Website, you affirm that you are at least 18 years old and have the legal capacity to enter into these Terms. If you are accessing or using the Website on behalf of a company or organization, you represent and warrant that you have the authority to bind such entity to these Terms.

At Healthy State/Ochsner Health (“we,” “our”), your privacy is very important to us and we want you to be aware of how we collect, use, share and protect your information. Use of the information and materials on this Website is subject to the terms and conditions contained in the Terms of Use and Privacy PolicyFor the purposes of these Terms, any reference to “Website” shall be inclusive of all Content (as defined herein) found on the Website.

All content included on this Website, including, but not limited to, s text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, videos, digital downloads and software (“Content”) is the property of Healthy State/Ochsner Health or its content suppliers and is protected by copyright laws. The compilation of all Content on this Website is the exclusive property of Healthy State/Ochsner Health and is protected by copyright laws. All software used on this Website is the property of Healthy State/Ochsner Health or its software suppliers and protected by copyright laws.

License for Your Use of this Site

Healthy State/Ochsner Health grants you a limited, revocable and nonexclusive license to access and make personal use of this Website and not to download (other than page caching) or modify it, or any portion of it, except with the express written consent of Healthy State/Ochsner Health. This Website or any portion of this Website may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, visited or otherwise exploited for commercial purposes without the express written consent of Healthy State/Ochsner Health. The Website, and Content, is protected by copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws. You may not utilize framing to enclose any trademark, logo or other proprietary information contained on this Website without express written consent. You may not use any meta tags or any other "hidden text" utilizing Healthy State or Ochsner Health's name or trademarks without our express written consent. You are granted a limited, revocable and nonexclusive right to create a hyperlink to pages of this Website so long as the link does not portray Healthy State, Ochsner Health, its affiliates or its services in a false, misleading, derogatory or otherwise offensive manner. You may not reproduce, distribute, modify, or create derivative works of any Content without the prior written consent of the respective owners.

Use the Website

(a) Informational Purposes. The Website is provided for informational purposes only. The Content on the Website is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice or endorsement. Reliance on any information provided on the Website is solely at your own risk.

(b) Third-Party Links. The Website may contain links to third-party websites or services that are not owned or controlled by us. We do not endorse, guarantee, or assume responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or reliability of any content or services provided by third-party websites. Your use of third-party websites is subject to their respective terms of use and privacy policies.

(c) Prohibited Conduct. You agree not to engage in any of the following prohibited activities:
· Violating any applicable laws, regulations, or these Terms;
· Accessing or using the Website for any unauthorized or unlawful purposes;
· Interfering with or disrupting the integrity or performance of the Website or its servers;
· Attempting to gain unauthorized access to the Website, user accounts, or computer systems connected to the Website;
· Collecting or storing personal information of other users without their consent;
· Engaging in any conduct that restricts or inhibits others from using or enjoying the Website.

Mobile Terms of Use

The LiveHealthyState.org website is available on your mobile device or tablet and features mobile-first responsive design for specific pages. All terms of use for LiveHealthyState.org apply when accessing LiveHealthyState.org on your mobile device or tablet. Healthy State/Ochsner Health reminds all users never to use your mobile device or tablet to access this Website while driving a motor vehicle. Healthy State/Ochsner Health will not be held responsible for any damage caused by using this Website while driving a motor vehicle.

Disclaimer of Warranties

The Website and its Content are provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis, without any warranties of any kind, whether express or implied. We do not warrant that the Website will be uninterrupted, error-free, or free of viruses or other harmful components. You use the Website at your own risk.

Limitation of Liability

To the maximum extent permitted by law, we shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, or punitive damages arising out of or in connection with your use of the Website or reliance on any Content. This includes, but is not limited to, damages for loss of profits, data, goodwill, or other intangible losses.

Modifications of the Terms

We reserve the right to modify or update these Terms at any time, without prior notice. It is your responsibility to review these Terms periodically for any changes. Your continued use of the Website after the posting of any changes constitutes your acceptance of the modified Terms.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Louisiana. Any legal action or proceeding arising out of or in connection with these Terms shall be brought exclusively in the state and federal courts located in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana.


If any provision of these Terms is found to be invalid, illegal, or unenforceable, the remaining provisions shall continue in full force and effect.

Entire Agreement

These Terms, in conjunction with the Privacy Policy, constitute the entire agreement between you and us regarding the use of the Website and supersede any prior or contemporaneous understandings or agreements.

Healthy State/Ochsner Health Accessibility Statement

Healthy State/Ochsner Health is committed to ensuring digital accessibility for people with disabilities. In designing and updating this website, the Health State Team at Ochsner Health makes every reasonable effort to comply with the web accessibility standards and guidelines established pursuant to Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act and promulgated by the U.S. Access Board.

This website has been designed to reach the widest audience possible. We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of the LiveHealthyState.org website. If you are having trouble with any Content on or require assistance with any part of our website, please contact us during normal business hours as detailed below and we will be happy to assist.


Updated: July 2023