MU to host drill for first responders on east side of campus

March 19, 2024
Christian Basi, 573-882-4430

Editor's Note: To prevent the public from thinking this drill is an actual emergency, any help you can provide in publicizing this event in advance will be of service to the community and appreciated by the university.


An emergency simulation at the University of Missouri's Laboratory for Infectious Disease Research (LIDR).


Participating agencies include the Columbia Fire Department, Boone County Joint Communications, MU Police Department, MU Health Care, LIDR staff and MU Public Affairs.


Morning of Thursday, March 21. LIDR is located at 1020 East Campus Loop on the eastern edge of MU's campus. NOTE: No media will be allowed inside the emergency drill site.

The drill is being conducted in conjunction with the UM System Office of Emergency Management. LIDR is a critical resource for MU faculty and collaborating scientists who work together to study infectious diseases.

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