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Ready for a disaster? Simi Valley hospital tests readiness


Actors at Adventist Health Simi Valley portrayed victims infected with a life-threatening bacterial disease Thursday as part of an annual disaster drill for Ventura County hospitals.

The state-mandated exercise originally had been planned for November, but real-life disasters, including the shooting at the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks followed directly by the Hill and Woolsey fires, forced organizers to postpone until this month, said Shirley Niell, the hospital's communication manager... Read More