By connecting patients with housing, transportation and other support after discharge, Beacon Connections has helped its clients stay healthier and tallied millions in savings for the healthcare system.
Growth has cleared large swaths of Lafayette’s native tree canopy. LCG and local groups are working to maintain and restore it.
The Lafayette City Council approved $50,000 in funding for the nonprofit Focus Clubhouse. But long term, funding can be a challenge.
Despite extreme heat being the No. 1 cause of death among weather events, more deadly than hurricanes, or floods and tornadoes combined, institutional protections from it often fall short.
A new migration of Americans is uprooting their lives in response to legislation restricting health care for transgender people.
A law passed this year requires parental permission and age verification for minors to create social media accounts.
A new initiative will partner with nearly three dozen corner stores to provide forgivable loans for produce and prepared meal equipment and a dollar-to-dollar match for customers.
The cuts would affect not just tens of thousands of patients, but also hundreds of health care providers. Some may have no choice but to find jobs elsewhere, health officials said.
The impact of the reduction has the potential to grow to $500 million because the state uses its health care money to draw down more federal funding, advocates and the governor implied.
Source: Louisiana Illuminator
Safety concerns forced the move, but aid workers say they aren’t sure where those pushed out of the encampment will go.
The area is bearing the brunt of converging problems. There are more people living without shelter and fewer shelter beds available for them.