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Apria launches GoFundMe

September 23, 2016Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

LAKE FOREST, Calif. - Damaged homes, flooded roads and gators didn't prevent its employees in flood-devastated southeastern Louisiana from taking care of patients, so Apria wanted to take care of them.“Our employees are there for our patients,” said Celina Scally, senior vice president of human relations. “They have had their homes damaged with flooding. They had no clothes, little water or access to food. When we see this, we need to ensure they are supported.”So Apria launched...

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Apria weathers historic flood

September 9, 2016Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

BATON ROUGE, La. - The flood waters have receded, but it's still not business as usual in rain-soaked Louisiana, say Apria employees.“It's getting progressively better, but the damage is done,” said Steven Hill, market vice president for the Southeast. “There's widespread structural and water damage. People are displaced everywhere and it's very challenging throughout the region.”Three days of rain that began Aug. 11 dumped nearly two feet of rain, damaging approximately 146,000...

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