Mass-casualty drill held at St. Luke's Hospital in New Bedford - News, Weather and Classifieds for Southern New England

Mass-casualty drill held at St. Luke's Hospital in New Bedford

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NEW BEDFORD, Mass. -

The Southcoast Health System participated in a training exercise at St. Luke's Hospital in New Bedford, along with first responders and the state Department of Public Health.

About 100 nursing students from UMass-Dartmouth participated, acting as victims and their families.

The drill included a decontamination tent set up outside the hospital.

The exercise did not impact normal operations at the hospital.

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