Tornado in Elk City affects hospital, employees

Posted on: 5/17/17

A tornado hit Elk City last night, destroying more than 53 homes and buildings. Great Plains Regional Medical Center was on generator, but had not sustained damaged and was treating injuries from the storm. However, some hospital employees lost their homes. OHA maintains a Hospital Employee Disaster Fund through the Communities Foundation of Oklahoma to assist in these situations. If you are interested in making a contribution to the fund, go to, click on “Give Now,” and scroll down to click on “Oklahoma Hospital Employee Relief Fiscal Sponsorship Fund.”

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