La. R.S. 29:735.5
Liability: Health Care Provider
A health care provider who provides their services while evacuating, sheltering, transportation, or repopulation of a health care facililty, will not be held legally responsible for acting or failing to act. They can be held legally responsible if acting with extreme carelessness or intent to cause harm.
Immunity for evacuation, sheltering, or repopulation
A. Any health care provider or health care personnel who renders or fails to render health care services, first aid, ambulatory assistance or transportation anywhere in the state, shall not be liable for any civil damages to a person for any injury or death or psychological trauma suffered or alleged to have been suffered by such person in the course of and as a result of an evacuation, sheltering, transportation or repopulation of a health care provider facility or a failed evacuation, sheltering, transportation or repopulation of a health care provider facility or care delivery provided during an evacuation, sheltering, or repopulation of a health care provider facility, during a declared state of emergency, unless the damages are caused by gross negligence or willful and wanton misconduct. B. As used in this Section: (1) “Declared state of emergency” means the initial declaration of an emergency or disaster, and no more than one thirty-day renewal thereof, by the governor in accordance with R.S. 29:724 or 766 or by a parish president in accordance with R.S. 29:727 or by a military or governmental authority. (2) “During a declared state of emergency” means during the time period as set forth in the initial declaration and shall also be retroactive to the precipitating event requiring the declaration of disaster or public emergency and for a period of thirty days following the end of the initial declared state of emergency. (3) “Health care personnel” means and includes all employees and volunteers of a health care provider facility licensed under Louisiana law, a mobile medical unit, and the officers, directors, shareholders, partners, members or managers of legal entities, who own or operate a health care provider facility, or as a health care licensee, who participate and assist in the evacuation, sheltering, care delivery, transportation or repopulation of a health care provider facility. (4) “Health care provider” shall have the same meanings as set forth in R.S. 40:1299.41(A)(10) or R.S. 29:762(4).