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.
Hospital and EMS test their response skills
A sure sign of spring in Wrangell is the annual health fair sponsored by Wrangell Medical Center. Kris Reed, WMC Development Coordinator and Health Fair Committee member, is working on getting everything in place for Wrangell’s 2015 Health Fair which is set to take place on Saturday, April 4th. KSTK’s Cindy Sweat had a chance to speak with Reed about the Health Fair and some big changes taking place this year. more
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