For Immediate Release
Contact: Kaitlynn Riley, Coordinator of Marketing and Business Development
WAYNE COUNTY URBAN SEARCH-AND-RESCUE TEAM TO TRAIN AT GARDEN CITY HOSPITAL
Garden City, MI – The Wayne County urban search-and-rescue (US&R) team will be conducting training at Garden City Hospital’s Office Centre East building outside of the hospital. The training will be on locating victims of structural collapse and building extrication (rescue). The building is currently unoccupied, and all action will be for training purposes only. Each city or community in Wayne County will have a firefighter present to utilize the training.
What: Fire training
Who: Wayne County urban search-and-rescue team, Garden City Hospital
When: The training is taking place on Tuesday, October 13 from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.
Where: Garden City Hospital Office Centre East Building – 6245 Inkster Road Garden City, MI 48135 (the building off Inkster Road, in front of the Medical Office Building).
Media Instructions: If you are coming for pictures or video footage, please park in either the Medical Office Building or the main campus parking lot. Please be sure to maintain a comfortable distance, when needed, for safety purposes.
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About Garden City Hospital: Garden City Hospital, a part of Prime Healthcare, is a community hospital with a full range of services. GCH has provided over 73 years of caring to the residents of western Wayne County, Michigan. Over the past few years, the hospital has been recognized nationally through quality awards such as the 2020 Patient Safety Excellence Award™ and other five-star quality awards from Healthgrades, including the America’s 100 Best Hospitals™ for orthopedic surgery award in 2020 and the Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™ for the second consecutive year. Garden City Hospital has also achieved the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®- Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award and is a BlueCross BlueShield of Michigan Blue Distinction Center+ for Hip & Knee Replacement and Maternity Care. Learn more at www.gch.org.