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In State-wide Drill, Health and Safety Officials Practice Bio-Terrorism Response

Thursday - Nov 10, 2005

Event Will Test State and Local Authorities' Ability to Get Federally Stockpiled Medicines to Those Affected by an Attack

State and local emergency officials will rehearse their response to a mock bio-terrorist event on November 10. The drill will involve state health, police, emergency management and transportation agencies, as well as Champaign-Urbana and Champaign County Public Health, Carle Foundation Hospital, Provena Covenant Medical Center, the Champaign County Emergency Management Agency and the University of Illinois.

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