White River Health System Hosts Decontamination Training

Decontamination Exercise at White River Medical Center

Volunteers cut clothes off of a mock victim during a hospital decontamination course and demonstration Wednesday at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Arkansas State University’s Center for Disaster Preparedness presented the demonstration. More than 26 employees and staff from WRMC, Stone County Medical Center, and Ozark Health, in Clinton, volunteered during the training, which prepares them to handle a large scale hazardous materials release involving mass casualties.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Decontamination Training Exercise at White River Medical Center

This view shows volunteers scrubbing a mock victim during a hospital decontamination course and demonstration Wednesday at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Arkansas State University’s Center for Disaster Preparedness presented the demonstration. More than 26 employees and staff from WRMC, Stone County Medical Center, and Ozark Health, in Clinton, volunteered during the training, which prepares them to handle a large scale hazardous materials release involving mass casualties.