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Hospital, law enforcement plan 'active shooter' simulation drill for Tuesday


The staff at Sidney Regional Medical Center has gone through training, education and instruction on what to do if a threatening person with a gun entered the hospital looking to inflict harm.

On Tuesday, the hospital staff, emergency services and local law enforcement will get to put their knowledge to use as part of an active shooter simulation drill.

The Sidney Police Department and SRMC want to get the word out in advance so that area residents aren’t alarmed by the exercise. The drill will start at 9 a.m. and run until the early afternoon, but not past 2 p.m.

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