Opelousas General Health System
Since 1957, Opelousas General Health System has been dedicated to the provision of quality health care through its strong commitment and high standards. Central to the success of OGHS’s commitment for excellence is the presence of an outstanding and highly qualified staff of physicians, nurses, technologists and other personnel who provide professional treatment in a caring environment. Serving as the region’s referral medical center, OGHS is the area’s most comprehensive community health care facility offering a wide range of medical specialties and state-of-the-art technology available today.
OGHS is a 197-bed full-service medical center as complete and as inclusive as any referral hospital in the state. The six-story facility is located in St. Landry Parish which boasts a population of 91,528. The primary service area draws from surrounding communities including: Sunset, Grand Coteau, Port Barre, Eunice, Washington, Arnaudville, Leonville, Krotz Springs, Melville, Lawtell, Palmetto, Ville Platte and Church Point. OGHS is the second largest employer in Opelousas with over 1,100 employees.