Emergency Management and Healthcare Conference in Paris

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PARIS, TX-- The Northeast Texas Regional Advisory Council, along with the Ark-Tex Council of Governments and the Emergency Medical Task Force, is hosting the Northeast Texas Emergency Management and Healthcare Conference right here in Paris.

The two day conference began Tuesday with classes and presentations on a variety of preparedness and healthcare topics.

Wednesday the conference will conclude with a live exercise, where medical personnel will get good practice in case of a real life disaster situation.

"We're trying to make the community aware of the assets that are available to our nine county region," said Executive Director Shae Watson. "It just enhances the emergency preparedness across the region."

The live exercise will being taking place Wednesday at 1 P.M. at the Love Civic Center and around Paris.

They want to remind residents that these exercises are only drills - it won't be a real emergency.