HERO 2015 – Alaska Prepardness Drill – Homer, Alaska (HERO – Health Emergency Response Operations)

South Peninsula Hospital was the site of an emergency disaster preparedness drill on March 19, 20 and 21 in Homer. The scenario,a disaster which caused increased patient surge and a damaged facility. The three-day event exercised the hospital’s emergency management plan, evacuation plan, and employee/community readiness. The exercise included a mass casualty, mass fatality, partial evacuation, and the creation of an alternate care site. Many were involved. (This excerpt was copied and modified from the SPH website)


Alaska DHSS/DPH Health Emergency Response Operations (HERO).