More than 350 staffers sleep at S.D. in case of blizzard

March 26, 2019

More than 350 staffers at Rapid City Regional Health in Rapid City, S.D., slept on cots at the hospital to maintain staffing during a March blizzard, according to an article on the KOTA TV website.

The facility estimated that about once a year it has to prepare for a similar emergency situation.

March 13 was the first time this winter they needed this plan.

Everyone from nurses, physicians and patient care techs stayed through the blizzard

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