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Wheeling Hospital Participates in Drill

November 10, 2017

Heather Merkel, center, Wheeling Hospital Emergency/Trauma Center manager, along with a member of the Barnesville Fire Department EMS attend to a “patient” involved in Thursday’s active shooter drill. The scenario was held at the St. Clairsville-Richland City School District campus and involved numerous police, sheriff’s and fire departments, Highway Patrol and emergency agencies from throughout Belmont County. The student “patients” were taken to Wheeling Hospital and affiliate Belmont Community Hospital.

Heather Merkel, center, Wheeling Hospital Emergency/Trauma Center manager, along with a member of the Barnesville Fire Department EMS attend to a “patient” involved in Thursday’s active shooter drill. The scenario was held at the St. Clairsville-Richland City School District campus and involved numerous police, sheriff’s and fire departments, Highway Patrol and emergency agencies from throughout Belmont County. The student “patients” were taken to Wheeling Hospital and affiliate Belmont Community Hospital.