Hurricane Ike. Virginia Kennedy, RN, MS, CIC Infection Prevention & Management Associates. Pre-event. The hospital was successfully evacuated on Friday prior to the hurricane's landfall. There were no patients or staff in the hospital during the hurricane . . Pre-event.
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Virginia Kennedy, RN, MS, CIC
Infection Prevention & Management Associates
The hospital was successfully evacuated on Friday prior to the hurricane's landfall. There were no patients or staff in the hospital during the hurricane.
From All Nurses….
Going to the lock down at the hospital I had all my essentials: air mattress & pump, battery operated tv (although after Feb it won't work anymore), toiletries, enough clothes and scrubs for three days
Flooding over access road 523 to Surfside beach, caused by Hurricane Ike forming in the Gulf of Mexico, is seen near Surfside Beach, Texas September 12, 2008. (REUTERS/Carlos Barria) #
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