Palmetto Health Emergency Management Team Will Conduct Active Shooter Table-top Exercise

Posted on 11/6/2015

Palmetto Health Emergency Management team, an interdisciplinary team from across the hospital system, will conduct an Active Shooter Table-top exercise next week. Led by the Security Services department, the discussions with help the hospital system further develop its plan to react in the event there was an active shooter.

During the exercise, a hypothetical scenario will be addressed. Leaders from across Richland and Lexington counties including state and local authorities will participate with hospital department leaders as they work through a scenario to develop best practices.

DATE: Tuesday, Nov. 10

TIME: 10-11:30 a.m.

Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital, first floor, Derrick Classroom

Since active shooter situations are unpredictable, preparation is vital to the safety and security of Palmetto Health’s patients, visitors and team members.

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