Unity Hospital to Hold Emergency Response Exercise
Unity Partners with Local Fire and Ambulance to Test Emergency Response Skills
WHAT: Unity Hospital will conduct an emergency response exercise, using a simulated disaster and volunteers as simulated patients, to test hospital staff and local first responder units.
WHY: Testing response skills better prepares Unity and its affiliated agencies to handle disasters, and improve the way they work together.
WHO: Unity Hospital Staff, Local Fire Departments and Ambulance services
WHERE: Unity Hospital 1555 Long Pond Road
WHEN: Saturday December 6, Exercise begins at 9:00 a.m. sharp
Note to Media: Please contact us for information on where to park the morning of the drill. Limited interviews are available during exercise- or can be scheduled for prior to the start of the exercise.
Unity Hospital is an affiliate of Unity Health System, a 681-bed health care network serving the city of Rochester and western Monroe County. The hospital’s specialty units include intensive care surgery, chemical dependency and mental health, obstetrics, brain injury rehabilitation, and skilled nursing. Unity Hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission.