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February 25, 2014

Norman Regional becomes Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador

NORMAN — Norman Regional Health System has become a Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador with the National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration.

The Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador initiative is an effort to formally recognize NOAA partners who are improving the nation’s readiness against extreme weather, water and climate events.

As a Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador, Norman Regional is committing to work with NOAA and other Ambassadors to strengthen national resilience against extreme weather.

Norman Regional knows the devastating effects of severe weather and the importance of being informed of weather conditions and having a plan in place, said Shane Cohea, director of Safety and Security at the Health System.

During the May 20 tornadoes, the Health System’s Moore Medical Center took a direct hit from an EF-5 tornado. While the building was destroyed, due to the preparedness of Moore Medical Center staff, those inside the building survived without injury.

Watch Norman Regional’s Facebook page and website at NormanRegional.com for stories on weather preparedness.

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