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Media Advisory: Full-scale, active shooter training exercise to be staged at OMC

WEST PLAINS, Mo – Ozarks Medical Center (OMC) will hold a full-scale, emergency training exercise on Wednesday, Dec. 19 in and around OMC’s West Plains Campus.

There will be significant law enforcement, fire and emergency service present during the exercise. In order to avoid any confusion, the public is being notified ahead of time.

During the exercise, access to some entrances and parking lots, will be temporarily unavailable, and we apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause. Emergencies will be allowed entrance.

Media Availability: Because of the sensitive nature of the activities, media presence will not be permitted inside of OMC, during the exercise as it unfolds. Co-directors of the exercise will be available for media interviews after the exercise. Onsite media contact: Kim Wood, 870-926-7383.

Ozarks Medical Center is a system of care encompassing eight primary care and 16 specialty clinics, along with complete rehabilitation, behavioral healthcare and home care services. While the 114-bed acute care hospital cares for more than 5,400 admissions, the entire medical system has more than 364,000 patient visits annually in South Central Missouri and Northern Arkansas. For more information about OMC, visit www.OzarksMedicalCenter.com.

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