CLOVIS, N.M. – Plains Regional Medical Center (PRMC) has recently been accepted as a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador.
“Plains Regional Medical Center is committed to our community and to saving lives,” said Vince DiFranco, administrator, Plains Regional Medical Center. “This recognition by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reveals our dedication to preparing for extreme weather conditions and other disasters. While we hope we will never confront these difficult situations, it is our responsibility to our patients, staff and community to do whatever we can to be prepared.”
At PRMC, we ensure that our facility and our employees are “weather-ready” with regular disaster drills, weather-related emergency plans and by sharing key messages from the NOAA.
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, PRMC is committing to working with NOAA and other Ambassadors to strengthen national resilience against extreme weather.
About Plains Regional Medical Center:
Plains Regional Medical Center has been managed by Presbyterian Healthcare Services since 1975. Plains Regional Medical Center and Presbyterian Healthcare Services operate a hospital, cancer center, a primary care and specialty clinic, outpatient rehabilitation services and home healthcare and hospice services in Curry County. Plains Regional Medical Center is one of eight hospitals run by Presbyterian, which also has a statewide health plan and a growing multi-specialty medical group.