Boston ARC Members Participate in Strategic National Stockpile Exercise

Boston ARC logoBoston Amateur Radio Club members who are also a part of Eastern Massachusetts ARES participated in a Strategic National Stockpile (SNS) exercise on September 23, 2007.

Sponsored by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, the SNS is a national repository of antibiotics, chemical antidotes, antitoxins, life-support medications, IV administration, airway maintenance supplies, and medical/surgical items. The SNS is designed to supplement and re-supply state and local public health agencies in the event of a national emergency anywhere and at anytime within the U.S. or its territories. [Full story]

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