The citizens of the East Bank of Jefferson Parish will vote for the future of health care in our community. Vote yes to allow LCMC Health, a local non-profit health system to purchase East Jefferson General Hospital.
Early Voting: Saturday, July 25th – Saturday, August 8th with the exception of Sundays.
Sign up to vote by mail. You can still go to the polls in person if you change your mind.
The Jefferson Parish Council unanimously approved the acquisition of East Jefferson General Hospital by LCMC Health.
If Jefferson Parish East Bank voters approve this ballot issue, LCMC Health, a local, non-profit health system will purchase East Jefferson General Hospital.
LCMC Health brings financial strength to East Jefferson General Hospital, including an infusion of $100 million in investments. At the same time, EJGH will maintain the high quality of care it has always delivered to its patients.
Patients can continue to see their regular doctors and care teams and will continue to receive high quality health care. Patients and health care professionals will have access to the resources and opportunities within the LCMC Health family.
Hospital Service District No. 2 Proposition
(Sale of East Jefferson General Hospital)
Shall Jefferson Parish Hospital Service District No. 2, Parish of Jefferson, State of Louisiana (the “District”), under the authority conferred by LA R.S. 33:4341, LA R.S. 46:1064.2 and other constitutional and statutory authority supplemental thereto, be authorized to sell the hospital facility and all land, equipment and appurtenances known as “East Jefferson General Hospital” and certain other assets and businesses related thereto pursuant to the terms of that certain Asset Purchase Agreement by and among the District, Louisiana Children’s Medical Center and Jefferson Parish Holdings, Inc. dated as of February 27, 2020, and on file with the District and the Clerk of the Jefferson Parish Council, with the proceeds derived by the District from such sale to be used, first, to pay the existing outstanding indebtedness and obligations of the District and costs associated therewith and with the sale and, second, if any proceeds remain, for any lawful corporate purpose intended to benefit the health and wellness of the community, all in accordance with applicable federal and state laws?