Naval hospital to hold active shooter drill

Naval Medical Center Portsmouth (WAVY/Chopper 10)
Naval Medical Center Portsmouth (WAVY/Chopper 10)

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – Naval Medical Center Portsmouth will be conducting an active shooter drill Thursday morning.

“The goal is to make it as realistic as possible, with actual emergency responders participating,” the medical center said on social media. The drill will take place from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Motorists should be aware the main gate on Effingham Street will be closed to traffic for some time at 9 a.m. Patients and visitors should follow staff instructions to evacuate or shelter in place.

The medical center is asking patients and visitors to allow ample time to arrive.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s