Our Home. Our Community. Who Can Forget?


For several weeks, media in South Louisiana has been inundated with the images of Hurricane Katrina. We have been touched by the intensity with which the world seeks to remember an event that is impossible to forget. Honestly, we’ve struggled to find the right message that balances the progress and recovery since August 29, 2005 […]

About Coletta Barrett

Coletta Barrett is the Vice President of Mission for Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center. During the time of Katrina, Coletta worked as the Vice President of Member Services for the Louisiana Hospital Association. She was the lead for Hospital Emergency Preparedness and Response at the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness in Baton Rouge assisted in the evacuation of over 26,000 patients, families and guests out of New Orleans Area Hospitals post Katrina.