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Health Department Testing Bioterrorism Emergency Plan on March 15, 2013

Operation Fast Meds


The Metro Public Health Department is testing its Emergency Plan for Bioterrorism and WE NEED YOUR HELP!

Volunteer Details for Full-Scale Exercise

When: Friday, March 15, 2013
7:30am – noon (volunteers should be there no later than 8am)

Where: Antioch High School OR McGavock High School (volunteers needed at both sites)

What: 1,000 volunteers are needed to act as simulated patients who have been exposed to a biological agent (Anthrax). These patients are not showing symptoms but will need medication due to their exposure. We would like volunteers to be 18+, unless accompanied by parent or guardian. Comfortable/casual dress is encouraged. Volunteers will receive a T-shirt and a boxed lunch at the end of the exercise.

Who: Anyone interested in volunteering or who would like more information should contact Todd Baker, Volunteer Coordinator, at 615-340-0535 or at