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Tuba City Regional Health Care Corp. to conduct internal disaster drill

TUBA CITY -- Tuba City Regional Health Care Corp. (TCRHCC) will conduct a voluntary internal disaster drill on Thursday, Aug. 25 at 4 p.m. Examples of an internal disaster drill include fire, a bomb threat or explosion or another type of critical incident. A drill scenario is necessary to keep the hospital prepared to meet emergencies and to maintain compliance with regulatory agencies such as the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO).

"We routinely conduct emergency preparedness drills to ensure our entire health care team at TCRHCC is fully prepared for any type of disaster," said Steve Holve, MD, TCRHCC Acting Chief Executive Officer. "The upcoming internal disaster drill demonstrates our commitment to the people in this community. We want to assure our community that the hospital is dedicated to remaining at the forefront of safety and excellence in medical care."

To minimize the inconvenience to patients, the drill will occur at the end of the day. For additional information, please contact Shirley Peaches, TCRHCC Safety Officer at 928-283-2802.

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