Atascadero State Hospital, in conjunction with the Atascadero Police Department, will be conducting an Active Shooter Drill on Wednesday, May 8, from 9 to 11 a.m. on hospital grounds.
Residents near the hospital may see and hear the sights and sounds of the exercise along the periphery of hospital grounds. Signage will be posted stating that an active shooter drill is in progress.
The exercise will occur outside of the hospital’s secure patient treatment area. Access to the hospital will be limited during the exercise, but hospital-related business and patient care will not be affected.