An emergency training event with local law enforcement, first responders, the city of Sioux Falls, Sanford Health and Avera Health will be held on Tuesday, May 2.

The scenario involves the crash landing of an Avera helicopter at the Sanford landing pad.

The exercise is scheduled to begin at 8:30 AM that morning and may include realistic law enforcement communication.

Be advised, this is only a drill.

In the event of a real disaster, local media outlets would be notified with details.

Participating agencies include the City of Sioux Falls, Sanford Health, Avera Health, Paramedics Plus, Sioux Falls Police, Sioux Falls Fire Rescue, Minnehaha County Emergency Management and the South Dakota Department of Health.

Source: Sanford Health

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