The State of Louisiana selected Dynamic to design build an Alternate Care Site (“ACS”) in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Dynamic’s scope of work included design and construction of a fully functional, alternate medical care site located within the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, one of the nation’s most highly affected areas. Through diligent design, Dynamic maximized patient density with 2,000 individual non-acute COVID-positive rooms serving as supplemental support for hospitals across the state.
Immediately upon award, Dynamic mobilized personnel and materials to begin the construction process. The Dynamic team continued to move quickly, completing the first 1,000 patient rooms and 65 nurse stations within 9 days. Louisiana’s Department of Health admitted COVID-19 positive patients to the ACS the following day, just 10 days after Notice to Proceed and ahead of the contractual schedule, alleviating a major burden on local hospitals.
Dynamic completed the second phase on schedule, achieving a total of 2,000 patient rooms, 132 nurse stations and 100 portable restroom and shower facilities. Officials from the State of Louisiana have expressed satisfaction with Dynamic’s performance, particularly with the quality of our deliverables and the extraordinary speed of completion. We appreciate the opportunity to serve our home state.