Roundup: Report Barry damage / ABC Pelican grads to meet Trump / Local urgent care awarded  

    After Barry: Baton Rouge has launched an online survey for residents to report property damage that occurred as a result of Hurricane Barry. The survey covers any storm-related damage occurring between July 10 and July 14. Information gathered about the extent of damage incurred will help document the impact of the event on Baton Rouge, as well as identify specific recovery needs and help efforts for debris removal throughout the parish. The city-parish has more information here. 

    White House bound: Two graduates of the Pelican Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors’ crafts training program will represent Louisiana’s construction industry at a White House event with President Donald Trump on Thursday to celebrate America’s workers. Tim Gros, 35, of Springfield, and Sharon Ramsey, 62, of New Orleans, completed their training with ABC Pelican last year to take on higher-paying jobs in construction, according to ABC Pelican. 

    Stewardship: Baton Rouge-based Premier Health, a company that manages urgent care centers across the region, is the first urgent care operator in the U.S. to earn an Antibiotic Stewardship Commendation from Urgent Care Association and College of Urgent Care Medicine. The award recognizes urgent care operators that demonstrate a commitment to responsible prescribing practices of antibiotics. Read the company’s announcement. 

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