TITLE

Georgia hospital hit by F3 tornado -- All patients evacuated to area hospitals

PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Healthcare Risk Management;Apr2007, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p37
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
When an F3 tornado severely damaged a hospital in Americus, GA, all 53 patients had to be evacuated to area hospitals. • Patients were evacuated by area ambulances and a school bus. • The hospital advises others to have an internal evacuation plan as well as two-way radios, a megaphone to direct staff and volunteers, and additional security. • A temporary treatment area was set up at a local church.
ACCESSION #
24808821

 

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