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Centennial Medical Center Partners with City of Frisco, TX for Disaster Preparedness

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SOURCE Centennial Medical Center

FRISCO, Texas, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Centennial Medical Center will partner with local agencies to train for disaster response.

Centennial Medical Center Tornado Disaster Preparedness

A mock tornado scenario will be enacted at the City of Frisco's Safety Town at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 3, 2014.  This tornado disaster will be classified as a Mass Casualty Incident (MCI) and will mobilize the City of Frisco's Fire Department, Emergency Management Office and Centennial Medical Center.

Twelve volunteers will be participating as the victims of the tornado and will require medical evaluation and transport to Centennial Medical Center where they will then be diagnosed and treated accordingly. 

Supplementary training and preparation for this exercise will take place at Centennial Medical Center prior to the event.

Additional volunteers are welcome to participate by acting out roles of family members and media personnel.

For more information about services available at Centennial Medical Center, call 972-963-3333 or visit CentennialMedCenter.com.

About Centennial Medical Center

Centennial Medical Center is a 118-bed full-service hospital that offers an array of services ranging from maternity, radiology and pediatrics to sophisticated services such as neurosurgery, open heart surgery and the latest procedures in joint replacement. Located off Highway 121 and Coit Road, the hospital is easily accessible for its residents when they have a health care crisis. Centennial Medical Center is recognized by numerous organizations for quality care and has been named a Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission, Certified Chest Pain Center by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care, Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology, and Texas 10 Step facility by the Texas Department of State Health Services and Texas Hospital Association. For more information about Centennial Medical Center, the Hospital That Cares Completely, visit CentennialMedCenter.com.

Contact:

Regina Cross Caffey,  


Marketing Manager


Centennial Medical Center


972-963-3242


Regina.Cross@tenethealth.com

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