Healthcare services returning to parish

“Lake Charles Memorial Health System” announced an agreement has been signed with the Lower Cameron Hospital Service District DBA “South Cameron Memorial Hospital,” to provide the citizens of Cameron Parish with access to healthcare services in Cameron Parish.

The agreement includes the placement and operation of a temporary mobile health unit by Lake Charles Memorial Hospital that will provide primary care services to Cameron Parish residents and a lease to operate a health clinic. Additionally, the agreement names Lake Charles Memorial Hospital as the managing and operating partner of the South Cameron Memorial Hospital.

“This is an exciting partnership with our healthcare neighbors in Cameron Parish,” states Devon Hyde, President & CEO of Lake Charles Memorial Health System. “As southwest Louisiana’s only community based, locally owned and operated health system, it’s our mission to improve the health of all people of southwest Louisiana. It’s important to us that we invest in a service area that directly improves accessibility to healthcare services. More than anything, we view this partnership as an investment in the people of Cameron Parish. It’s a true privilege and it’s the right thing to do.”