Coronavirus patient overflow plan set-up at Chicot State Park

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(Elwood Shields, KLFY)

EVANGELINE PARISH, La. (KLFY) Chicot State Park will become home to quarantined coronavirus patients in the area, according to the Evangeline Parish Director of Emergency Preparedness and Homeland Security.

Those who will be quarantined at the park will come from Regions 4, 5 and 6, which is Troop I, Troop D and the Troop E areas, according to Liz Hill.

“This was not a parish decision, nor was it decided upon by Senator Heather Cloud or Representative Rhonda Butler,” Hill said. “This was a state decision on a state park to assist sick people in and around our area.”

The park, located at 3469 Chicot Park Road in Ville Platte, was also approved by the federal government for takeover.

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