Unified Emergency Operations Challenge
Collin County will host its first ever Unified Emergency Operations Challenge in Princeton on April 5, designed to test how well emergency responders work together in a crisis.
The Collin County Medical Reserve Corps (MRC), Collin County Fire Marshal, Princeton Fire Department, Victim Relief Ministries (VRM), American Medical Response (AMR), Search One Rescue Team, and other local agencies will conduct a full-scale mass casualty exercise. Other community partners, non-profits, and local businesses will be coming together to support this test of Collin County’s emergency response plans.
The exercise is designed to test the ability of emergency response agencies within Collin County to work together in responding to the needs of the community. The event will give hands-on training and practice with real patients and conditions to help responders learn different skills.
Members of the general public are asked to avoid the areas of Sister Grove Park in Princeton, and the Princeton High School parking lot on April 5, between 4 a.m. and 4 p.m. This will allow all participating agency the opportunity to focus on the training and exercise for their staff. No access will be allowed to the general public to any of the exercise locations during the event. Community cooperation is greatly appreciated in this training mission.