Inside the LAFAYETTE VA hospital: An Inside Story
lafaye.com lafayette VA hospital in Lafayette, La., closed its doors after two patients died and a third was treated at a nearby hospital, and a nurse was injured.
According to a release from the hospital, one of the patients was a woman who had been treated there.
She was transferred to a hospital in New Orleans, but died on arrival.
The other patient, who was also in the facility, had been discharged but was awaiting further tests.
The facility is located on a large tract of land with about 300 acres of land.
The Lafayette County coroner’s office said it did not immediately have a cause of death for the patient.
The coroner’s report does not detail the nature of the injuries suffered by the nurse.
Lafaye has about 1,500 beds, about half of which are emergency rooms.