REF NO.: 117
|SUBJECT:||Emergency exercise to take place at Memorial University|
|DATE:||May 9, 2013|
Note to editors:
On Monday, May 13, media are invited to take photos/video during Memorial Universitys emergency exercise on the St. Johns campus. The full-day event, which will include simulated casualties and emergency responses, is a test of Memorials Emergency Management Plan and will help the university practise for a potential emergency.
There will be barricades around the scene during the closed exercise and media must enter the area escorted by Memorial Universitys media representative. Media are asked to meet in the Arts and Administration building, room A-1043, at 8:45 a.m. Photo opportunities will take place between 9 a.m. and approximately 9:45 a.m.
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For more information, please contact Jennifer Batten, communications co-ordinator, Memorial University, at 709-864-2479; 709-727-2178 (cell) or firstname.lastname@example.org.