Oklahoma hospital prepares well before the storm

May 15, 2014

St. Anthony Shawnee Hospital in Shawnee, Okla., starts working days before severe weather comes to keep all patients, visitors and staff safe, according to an article on The Shawnee News-Star website.

Greg Fasching, the safety and emergency management officer at St. Anthony, keeps in touch with the National Weather Service and has an Emergency Operations Center on site.

Starting days before severe weather is anticipated, Fasching watches radar, keeps in constant contact with the National Weather Service and works closely with local emergency management officials.

“We want as much advance warning as possible if we are in the path of a storm,” he said in the article.

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