Public Notice of Emergency Equipment Purchase

May 17, 2021

This notice is to inform the public that the New Orleans Coroner’s Office has declared an emergency under R.S. 38:2212(P)  that a major roof leak occurred during the overnight freeze on February 16, 2021, resulting in severe damage to the office’s only X-ray machine. As a result, The Coroner’s Office has been renting an X-ray machine since that time and needs to replace the machine. The New Orleans Coroner’s Office will be making an emergency purchase of a new X-ray machine. Total cost of the replacement X-ray machine is estimated at $37,600. This is published in the official journal in accordance with R.S. R.S. 38:2212.

Coroner–Dwight McKenna, M.D.
New Orleans Coroner’s Office