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Disaster drills prepare Franciscan St. Margaret Health for the real thing

Franciscan St. Margaret Health-Dyer nurses and staff remove patients from the Intensive Care Unit during a hospital Disaster Committee emergency evacuation drill Oct. 14.

The scenario involved a small fire that was quickly extinguished on the third-floor unit, but which resulted in heavy smoke and the need to move patients to the second floor until the “all-clear” was given. 72 more words

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UT students get intense hands-on disaster training

AUSTIN (KXAN) — What if an explosion happened inside the Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial football stadium and 200 people needed immediate medical care? That’s the mock scenario University of Texas Nursing School students will be dealing with for the fourth annual disaster drill happening inside the UT Recreational Sports Center. 123 more words


Smoke Coming From DIA For Disaster Training

DENVER (CBS4)- Smoke was seen coming from Denver International Airport on Wednesday but it was all for disaster training.

DIA personnel conducted a so-called “full scare” aircraft exercise disaster. 44 more words


NAS Oceana holds aircraft mishap drill

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — The Navy held a major disaster drill Tuesday at NAS Oceana in Virginia Beach.

Sailors responded as if a plane had actually crashed on base, and so did local fire departments and paramedics from Sentara. 345 more words

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Real-life training: First responders face fake bomb blast at Camp Randall Stadium

MADISON (WITI) — A bomb blast at Camp Randall Stadium at the University of Wisconsin sends hundreds of first responders, investigators and other emergency crews to the scene. 231 more words


San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital Prepares for Emergencies with Disaster Exercises

San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital prides itself on being prepared for any emergency that may affect the San Gorgonio service area. In the month of June, SGMH participated in two disaster preparedness drills at the leadership of Jan Merrick, Emergency Preparedness Coordinator. 532 more words

Hospital News

Code Yellow - Preparing for the Disaster

I was starting a typical morning shift at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, when abruptly over the intercom we heard a familiar voice say “code yellow, I repeat code yellow.” I looked to my other resident and she shrugged; I turned over my badge to remember “Code Yellow = DISASTER ALERT.” 772 more words

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