Being prepared for the unthinkable: Hospital, police and EMS stage massive active shooter drill in Riverhead
The scenario: A shooter armed with a Glock 9mm handgun enters the emergency room and opens fire. Within three minutes, 25 people — patients and staff — are shot and injured, some seriously. Here's how PBMC, Riverhead Police and other first responders handled the test during a massive emergency drill this morning.
Police, emergency services and Peconic Bay Medical Center to conduct mass casualty drill Saturday morning
Police, emergency services agencies and Peconic Bay Medical Center will conduct a full-scale mass casualty exercise on Saturday morning at the hospital on Roanoke Avenue, which will be closed to traffic between Middle Road and the Route 58 traffic circle from 7 a.m. to 12 noon.