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Atrium Health Navicent Facility Recertified as 'StormReady

Certification for The Medical Center, Navicent Health will last through 2025

The Medical Center, Navicent Health has achieved StormReady recertification from the National Weather Service (NWS), signifying a commitment to helping keep patients and hospital teammates safe.

The StormReady program provides organizations and communities with the communication and safety skills needed to save lives and property before, during and after higher-impact weather events.

First recognized as a StormReady facility in 2018, The Medical Center, Navicent Health is now one of six StormReady commercial entities in the state.

“Being StormReady demonstrates our complete devotion to the patient care experience. The communities that we serve are vulnerable to many types of severe weather. Our StormReady designation indicates that our facility is prepared to continue patient care during severe weather through advanced planning, education and awareness,” said Steve Ramsey, Emergency Management and Safety Manager for Atrium Health Navicent.

The recertification is valid through March 2025.

"It's a great pleasure to see Atrium Health Navicent exercise and support the critical capabilities that continue to make them a StormReady facility, while maintaining a strong professional relationship with their local National Weather Service Forecast Office in Peachtree City,” said NWS Warning Coordination Meteorologist David Nadler. To learn more about the StormReady Program, visit www.weather.gov/stormready.

About Atrium Health Navicent

Atrium Health Navicent is the leading provider of healthcare in central and south Georgia and is committed to its mission of elevating health and well-being through compassionate care. Atrium Health Navicent provides high-quality, personalized care in 53 specialties at more than 50 facilities throughout the region. As part of the largest, integrated, nonprofit health system in the Southeast, it is also able to tap into some of the nation’s leading medical experts and specialists with Atrium Health, allowing it to provide the best care close to home – including advanced innovations in virtual medicine and care. Throughout its 125-year history in the community, Atrium Health Navicent has remained dedicated to enhancing health and wellness for individuals throughout the region through nationally recognized quality care, community health initiatives and collaborative partnerships. It is also one of the leading teaching hospitals in the region, helping to ensure viability for rural health care for the next generation. For more information, please visit www.NavicentHealth.org


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