Emergency Disaster Preparedness Exercise At Columbia’s Hearnes Center

An emergency disaster preparedness exercise will be taking place at the Hearnes Center on MU’s campus starting today (Tuesday).

The exercises will have local state and federal agencies practice receiving evacuees as the result of a nuclear incident at the Callaway Energy Center close to Fulton.

The training is mandatory every 8 years for select emergency personnel.

The drills today (Tuesday) are from 4 pm until 8 pm.

And then again from 9 to 2 on Thursday.