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Louisiana News

News stories from the past 60 days.

May 29, 2020 - The Health Resources and Services Administration is seeking additional comments on the burden estimates and other aspects of an information collection for the Delta States Rural Development Network Grant Program. Comments are due by June 29, 2020.
Source: Federal Register
Apr 29, 2020 - Interview with Rex McKinney, president and CEO at Decatur County Memorial Hospital in Indiana, and Mary Ellen Pratt, CEO at St. James Parish Hospital in Louisiana on addressing COVID-19 in rural communities. Discusses the changes their hospitals have made to respond to the crisis, how they have maintained cash flow, and tips for other rural healthcare leaders.
Source: American Hospital Association
Apr 14, 2020 - The President has declared a major disaster for the state of Louisiana due to the COVID-19 pandemic, effective March 24, 2020. Includes related determinations to provide disaster support to people and businesses within the state.
Source: Federal Register
Apr 8, 2020 - Offers a look inside a small, rural hospital in Louisiana, on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic. With limited beds, ventilators, and personal protective equipment, hospital staff does everything they can to care for their patients, including enduring the personal toll of COVID-19.
Source: Kaiser Health News

Last Updated: 5/29/2020