Area hospitals held drills Thursday ahead of the Boy Scout Jamboree in Fayette County this summer. With so many people gathered in one place, injuries and illnesses are common for the Jamboree, and hospitals wanted to be prepared for various scenarios.
Thursday April 25, 2013
Photos: Hospitals hold readiness drills
Garnett Nursing School students show off their fake wounds at CAMC Memorial Hospital after they participated in a drill simulating a bus wreck. Pictured from left are Tiffany Casdorph of Sissonville, Kista Brown of Danville, Sarah Painter of Cross Lanes and Sarah Estep of Bloomingrose.
SWAT team members escort Charleston Area Medical Center employees Karen Hunter and Dustin Dunlap out of General Hospital Thursday as part of a drill. The scenario was that a disgruntled patient had held employees hostage because he was disgruntled over a bill.