The National Disaster Medical System (NDMS) conducted a full-scale exercise involving all Centr
VOLUNTEER NURSES LOAD “EARTHQUAKE VICTIM” ONTO HELICOPTER TO BE TAKEN TO LOCAL HOSPITAL.
al Region Hospitals that tested the transfer, wellness check, and loading of patients from four area hospitals, utilizing the Virginia Air National Guard and the Chesterfield County Executive Airport. Volu
The scenario for the exercise is that an earthquake has struck Richmond, within the Central Virginia Seismic Zone. The earthquake has killed and injured thousands of individuals. Local, regional, and state resources have been depleted. In response to the disaster, the president has declared a federal disaster, resulting in the activation of the NDMS. The Federal Coordinating Center and Chesterfield County Fire & EMS have been activated to send patients out to Feder See more…