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Hospital district postpones emergency drill


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The Dalhart Texan

The emergency drill set for July 11 at Dallam Hartley Counties Hospital District has been postponed. 

The drill will be moved to the fall, the hospital district announced last week, but a date has not yet been announced.

The drill was to be conducted jointly was local police and sheriff's offices, EMS and the fire department. It was to take place at all hospital district properties.

The hospital district last did a crisis drill several years ago, rehearsing securing facilities while continuing the highest level of patient care. This exercise, when rescheduled. will involve all first responders in the community, allowing leaders to assess responsiveness and communication between each organization. 

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