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Opelousas General no longer moving patients, water issues fixed

Posted at 2:57 PM, Feb 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-17 20:13:12-05

OPELOUSAS, La. — Opelousas General says they are no longer needing to move patients because of water issues.

KATC is told that engineers at the hospital were able to find a solution and now the boilers are able to produce enough heat. Patients are no longer being transferred at this time.

City water pressure appeared to be the cause of the boiler issue.

"The deep freeze has caused issues with city water pressure leaving us with the inability to provide heat throughout our facility," a spokesperson said earlier on Wednesday about the issue.