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REF NO.: 149

SUBJECT: Emergency exercise on Memorial University’s St. John’s campus

DATE: May 8

On Monday, May 13, Memorial University will host an emergency exercise on the St. John's campus. The full-day event, which will include simulated casualties and emergency responses, is a test of Memorial’s Emergency Management Plan and will help the university practise for a potential emergency.  
You may see parts of the exercise in progress on your drive to work or walk across campus. Don’t be alarmed; it is only a test.
For details on areas that will be restricted that day, visit   

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