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Cold snap makes for slow week

February 1, 2019Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

CHICAGO - HME providers last week curtailed deliveries and sent employees home as record-breaking cold gripped much of the Midwest.A polar vortex sent temperatures plummeting into the negative double-digits in some areas, forcing schools and businesses to close, disrupting travel and even suspending mail delivery.Prism Healthcare in Schaumberg, Ill., where the temperature dipped to minus 21 on Wednesday, enacted its emergency preparedness plan, bringing in only a skeleton staff and allowing some...

Cold Snap, Home Medical Equipment (HME), Home Oxygen Equipment, Polar vortex

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