Emergency crews prepare for the worst
RNs Katrina Lemons, left, and Tana Richards assess the injuries of patient volunteer Diana Caudle during the mass-casualty incident drill held at Marshall Medical Center Thursday morning.
Democrat photos by Shelly Thorene
Screaming patients, contaminated victims and chaos took over Marshall Medical Center last Thursday as emergency crews participated in a drill simulating a mass-casualty incident.
Coordinated with multiple agencies, more than 100 personnel from the medical center, Cal Fire, El Dorado County Fire, El Dorado Hills Fire, Diamond Springs Fire, El Dorado County Sheriff, El Dorado Office of Emergency Services, the Placerville Police Department, El Dorado County Public Health, El Dorado County EMS and Union Mine High School participated in the four-hour event. Continue Reading