Over 100 Scouts and Leaders ‘Treated’ at New Hospital

Scout units often assist first responders during large scale drills; however this is the first article I’ve seen where Boy Scouts helped a hospital staff prepare for the opening of a hospital.

The Cumberland Times reported on Boy Scouts participating as patients during the dry run at the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center.

When a hospital opens, there is little room for error. So when the time came to test the services at Cumberland’s new health care facility, hospital officials thought it would be beneficial to have the assistance of some of the nation’s most trusted community service members — the Boy Scouts of America.

On Saturday, more than 100 Boy Scouts and troop leaders from the local Potomac Council and Baltimore Area Council Boy Scouts of America participated in a scheduled mock training day for the new Western Maryland Regional Medical Center scheduled to open Saturday at 6 a.m.

Read the whole story at The Cumberland Times.

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