HRSA Administrator Tom Engels visits CareSouth

BATON ROUGE (Oct. 21, 2020) – Tom Engels,  Administrator for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), recently visited CareSouth Medical and Dental in Baton Rouge.

Engels toured the Baton Rouge Clinic and the soon-to-be-open Pediatrics and WIC Clinic as well as met with members of the leadership team to discuss the important role Federally Qualified Health Centers like CareSouth have played not only during the pandemic, but on a daily basis meeting the needs of those who are most underserved and most vulnerable.

“We were honored to host Mr. Engels and so glad that he chose to take time out of his demanding schedule to spend some time with us,” said Matthew Valliere, CareSouth CEO.  “It was a great opportunity to showcase the hard work that our staff are doing daily.”