Baystate Franklin Medical Center holding emergency preparedness drill

Hospital holds these drills bi-annually

GREENFIELD, Mass.  (WWLP) – Baystate Franklin Medical Center is holding an emergency preparedness disaster drill on Friday.

This comes after recent tragedies like the attack in Las Vegas and hurricanes in Texas, Florida, and Puerto Rico.

The team will simulate hurricane response at this year’s exercise. Medical staff will practice treating patients in real time using real-world scenarios.

Baystate Franklin Medical Center holds bi-annual drills.