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Emergency drill set for Saturday around Piedmont Fayette Hospital

Piedmont Fayette Hospital will participate in an emergency management exercise March 8 from 4 to 8 p.m. on the campus of Piedmont Fayette Hospital.

During the drill emergency personnel will respond as in a real emergency.

Traffic delays can be expected in the proximity of the Piedmont Fayette campus but the exercise will not affect patient/visitor access to hospital services, access to the hospital’s main entrances or surrounding medical offices.

Drivers expecting to use Sandy Creek Road or Ga. Highway 54 between Fayetteville and Peachtree City may need to take alternate routes for about four hours Saturday afternoon and evening.

Public access to emergency medical care will be a priority for Piedmont Fayette and first responders participating in the drill.

The exercise will provide hands-on training to county and municipal emergency personnel and Piedmont Fayette Hospital staff.

The drill is being conducted in collaboration with Fayette County Emergency Management Agency (EMA), Fayette County Fire and Emergency Service, Fayette County Sheriff’s Department, Fayetteville Fire Department, Fayetteville Police Department, Peachtree City Fire Department and Peachtree City Police Department.




If not, schedule a second one,too, and do it on a weekday when the parking lot and Hwy 54 are at full tilt. That is a more realistic scenario, if you want real world training.

This is a great thing to practice, in any event.

You're right, but a weekday scenario would cut into REVENUE. Don't want to do that, or they won't be able to help finance the vision.

They go thru a lot of training every year and the staff is prepared for fireworks explosions, wild animal attacks, stunt falls, and a train wrecks when they hire the locals who don't know what they are doing. Ok, Cletus?

needed for Pinewood. Reminds me of the poor zebra who got loose on the connector in Atlanta a few years ago. Can you see that at 54/74 at 6pm? Or better yet, on the cart paths..yowzah!

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