Christian Tours has donated a bus and driver for the comfort of the volunteers
waiting for their chances to act the part of victims in the drill. In
addition, Catawba County EMS plans to send staff to assist with practicing
actual decontamination of some of the victims. The medical center is appreciative
of the assistance of both these organizations.
The drill will begin at approximately 9:45 am and conclude around 2:00 p.m.
Catawba Valley Medical Center is a not-for-profit, public healthcare system
providing and promoting the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual
well-being of the public in addition to serving as a center for health
education, wellness services, preventative medicine and acute care. CVMC,
twice recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Magnet
facility, was named as a Hospital of Choice by the American Alliance of
Healthcare Providers as well as twice awarded as a “Distinguished
Hospital for An Outstanding InPatient Experience” by J.D. Power