WENY News - Volunteers wanted for Steuben County preparedness drill

Volunteers wanted for Steuben County preparedness drill

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BATH, N.Y. (WENY) -- Steuben County Health officials are looking for volunteers for a public health preparedness drill.

A similar drill was held back in 2015. The Steuben County Health Department is holding the drill to simulate the mass exposure to a virus that requires a vaccine.

They need volunteers to help responders practice in the event of a real catastrophe. They looking for at least 150 "patients", and the event will be held on April 10th at the Haverling High School gymnasium from 1-3pm.

If you want to register to be a mock patient, that info will be released the week of the event.

Officials say no actual medicine will be given out during the drill.

If you want to volunteer to staff the event, email your name, email address, and cell phone number to publichealth@co.steuben.ny.us, or call (607) 664-2438

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