New Orleans is having a healthcare crisis. There are not enough qualified medical people in the city where too much has been going on for the last 15 months.
it affects elderly people
trauma centers are few and far between
The NYT wrote about this problem almost a year ago
The psychological pain is glaringly obvious
Where the rest of the country think we should "be over Katrina by now", the real
truth is spoken in this article. Here's an excerpt:
We are at the mercy of a sort of disturbance in the force, and we’ve been there for so long, we’re accustomed to it. New Orleans was never like the rest of America, which is easy to forget, but now, especially after a year, there seems to be a tendency to accept madness as norm, fragments as wholes.
Attending to Sick Children Along a Gulf Coast Still in Tatters
In this time of giving thanks, the people in the city of New Orleans are still praying that someday they may be able to give thanks for decent medical care.