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Floods force evacuations in NE, OK facilities

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Several long-term care facilities across Oklahoma and Nebraska were damaged by flash floods after severe weather and high winds tore through the nation's midsection last weekend, forcing resident evacuations.

Midwest storms force nursing home evacuations

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As major storm systems swept across Illinois and Michigan late last week, at least two nursing homes staged evacuations amid major flooding, reinforcing the need once again for all long-term care facilities to have emergency preparedness plans.

Maryland and Pennsylvania evacuate nursing home residents from flood zones

Nursing home residents were being evacuated last week in parts of Pennsylvania and Maryland as heavy rains wrecked havoc on the banks of the Susquehanna River.