11/05/07 76 W, 2 I - + 9 - 15 This Weekend's National Disaster Medical System Drill


On Saturday, Wake County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) coordinated the work of more than 24 local agencies in a National Disaster Medical System (NDMS) drill at the Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) Cargo Operations Area. Fire departments included RDU, Raleigh, Cary, and Morrisville. EMS agencies included Wake County, Six Forks, Eastern Wake, Durham County, WakeMed, and Fort Bragg. Read the advance press release. See photos by Lee Wilson and Mike Legeros.





[ Anonymous comments inquiring about the participating agencies removed. Sign your name, or identify yourself, and your comments are more likely to be left standing. ]
Legeros - 11/05/07 - 20:54

[ ...identifying yourself means more than just your first name. ]
Legeros - 11/05/07 - 21:05

mike, im a little confused about the above. what exactly are you looking for? thanks for the clarification.
confused - 11/05/07 - 21:50

What he means is, if you leave your full name, or a name by how a lot of people know you (like mine), then your comment will more than likely stay as you aren’t “hiding” behind a name and maybe trying to stir the pot anonymously…
Silver - 11/05/07 - 21:59

Why didn’t Dhfd, bethesda, or parkwood get asked to take part in the drill seeing how they would be going to the call?
Mike dunbar - 11/05/07 - 22:33

Actually, they would NOT be part of an NDMS receiving point event, except perhaps to provide a mutual aid ambulance. This drill was not a test of our ability to round up lots of ambulances—it was about ground operations, patient tracking, command and control.

Hope that answers your question>

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EMS100 (Email) - 11/06/07 - 08:40

We could possibly start a new thread in the watch desk for ones that would like to remain anonymous
Concerned Taxpayer - 11/06/07 - 10:31



  
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