WMMC to Host Full-Scale Violent Intruder Drill on March 27

WMMC to Host Full-Scale Violent Intruder Drill on March 27

Warrensburg, MO (March 5, 2019) — Western Missouri Medical Center (WMMC) will be the site of a full-scale violent intruder exercise on March 27, 2019, to test how well functions, such as hospital staff, first responders, and communications can work together to address and recover from such a tragic incident.

The exercise is for the hospital personnel and first responders. Anyone nearby the simulation may see a response by a number of first responders, including police vehicles, fire vehicles, as well as ambulances and their crews. A number of University of Central Missouri (UCM) Nursing students will also be participating as mock victims during this exercise.

About the Exercise:

For questions about this exercise, please call Kim Lockard, WMMC Emergency Management Program Administrator at (660) 262-7525.

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About Western Missouri Medical Center

Western Missouri Medical Center (WMMC) is a fully-accredited acute care county medical center located in Warrensburg, MO. WMMC prides itself in emergency care, obstetrics, orthopedic and general surgery, family healthcare, internal medicine, outpatient clinics, ambulatory care, rehabilitation services and more. Inpatient services include medical, surgical, intensive, obstetrical, orthopedic, pediatric and skilled nursing care, as well as a wide range of therapeutic and diagnostic outpatient services. This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer. Learn more at WMMC.com

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Contact: Tara Carlyle
System Director of Communications and Development
(660) 262-7497
tcarlyle@wmmc.com