Louisiana health system lays off 205 workers after hurricane damage

” It will take numerous months to get all of our centers totally repaired,” healthcare facility officials stated in a statement to The Acadiana Advocate. “We have no choice however to adjust our fundamental staffing to fulfill the existing need of the health system.”.

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The health system laid off staff members at Moss Memorial Health Clinic and the Archer Institute, two facilities in Lake Charles that sustained damage from the typhoon. The Archer Institute, which uses drug abuse and mental health services, might be closed for a year due to the damage..

Lake Charles Memorial Health System just recently laid off 205 employees, or about 8 percent of its workforce, as a result of damage sustained from Cyclone Laura, according to The Acadiana Supporter.

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