Opelousas General Health System is a 197-bed full service medical center providing quality healthcare services to a population of 91,528. The hospital is the second largest employer in Opelousas with over 1,100 staff and medical providers. The hospital offers the latest imaging center with CT and MRI technology, Cardiology services, Orthopedic and spine surgery and more.
Opelousas, the third oldest city in Louisiana is located 30 minutes north of Lafayette, one hour east of Baton Rouge and it lies at the junction of I49 and U.S. Route 190. The charming community offers low cost of living, affordable housing, interesting shops, museums, live zydeco music and top rated cuisine. The city also has private and public education and it is home to one of the campuses of South Louisiana Community College.