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Hospital and EMS test their response skills

Wrangell’s EMS team and hospital staff attended to 30 volunteer patients during Monday’s mass casualty drill. The volunteers were assigned fake injuries and scattered about Petroglyph Beach to simulate a boating accident. KSTK’s Anne Hillman checked it out.

EMS personnel attend to volunteers during the mass casualty drill on Petroglyph Beach. Hillman/KSTK

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The Wrangell Borough Assembly Tuesday heard a report on the financial situation of the Wrangell Medical Center. The hospital nearly ran out of cash last year, but WMC officials say the financials are improving. more