First responders from Laramie County and the City of Cheyenne will be conducting a drill in preparation for an infectious disease event on Friday December 5, 2014.

Cheyenne/Laramie County Emergency Management Director Rob Cleveland says the drill will give participants the opportunity to exercise the response, care and transportation of a patient with an infectious disease. The drill begins at 7:00am at HealthReach and will end at approx. 12pm (noon) at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center.

Cleveland says HealthReach has been an active participant with emergency services in training and preparing for infectious disease response and is an active part of the exercise to evaluate first responders.

Agencies Participating: HealthReach, Cheyenne / Laramie County Emergency Management, Cheyenne / Laramie County Health Department, Cheyenne Fire & Rescue, Regional Emergency Response Team 7, Laramie County Combined Communications Center, American Medical Response, Cheyenne Regional Medical Center, Laramie County Coroner, Laramie County Sheriff’s Department and the 84th Civil Support Team.