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Published on October 04, 2013

Staff for Life Helicopter Service to Participate in Emergency Preparedness Drill

COLUMBIA, Mo. - University of Missouri Health Care's Staff for Life Helicopter Service will participate in a multi-agency emergency preparedness drill Saturday, Oct. 5. The drill also will include the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Boone County Sheriff's Department, Boone County Fire Protection District, Public Safety Joint Communications and Air Methods.

The drill will simulate the actions of the participating agencies in responding to a helicopter distress signal. In case of inclement weather or other changes, an alternate date for the exercise is set for Sunday, Oct. 6