Cedar Park health professional assists Hurricane Harvey and Maria victims

Posted at 4:48 PM, Oct 16, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-16 18:34:56-04

Numerous people have been pitching in to help the victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Maria. 

Among them, a registered nurse and medical case manager from Cedar Park, Texas. 

Edward Strout returned home after assisting as part of the National Disaster Medical System. 

NDMS personnel along with U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps officers have provided care to more than 7,400 residents affected by the storms.

“NDMS’ goal is to provide the best care in the worst of times, and we will be there to serve until states and territories no longer need us,” NDMS’s Acting Director Ron Miller said.

During the response to Hurricane Harvey, both groups also operated a 250-bed Federal Medical Station at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston and provided care at other locations in the area.

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