The University of Delaware will hold an emergency response exercise from 3-8 p.m., Wednesday, July 27, at the C.C. Allen Biotechnology Laboratory on the South Campus behind Townsend Hall, across from the Science and Technology Campus.
The exercise, which will help the University fine tune its emergency response protocols, is being conducted with the assistance of other state agencies and institutions. Participants will include the state of Delaware Emergency Management Agency, the Delaware departments of Agriculture, Public Health and Natural Resources and Environmental Control, as well as Christiana Care Health System at Christiana Hospital and Aetna Hose Hook and Ladder Co.
Because of the exercise, persons planning to visit the Outdoor Pool, the Ice Arenas or the UDairy Creamery the afternoon of July 27 should be aware that the access roads and parking lots behind the Townsend/Worrilow Hall complex will be blocked off for use by emergency vehicles and those participating in the exercise. Also closed during the exercise will be Sincock Lane, which runs behind the Nelson Athletic Complex from the Christina Parkway.