Southern Louisiana nursing home patients evacuated to Shreveport ahead of Tropical Storm Barry

Southern Louisiana nursing home patients evacuated to Shreveport ahead of Tropical Storm Barry
(Source: Balentine Ambulance Service)

SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - Over 30 patients and 12 staff members were transported to a local Shreveport nursing home at midnight on Saturday July 13.

According to a representative for Balentine Ambulance, the nursing home received two buses of evacuees from a sister facility in southern Louisiana.

EMTs and paramedics from the ambulance service assisted with unloading residents and performed simple triage.

(Source: Balentine Ambulance Service)
(Source: Balentine Ambulance Service)

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