In an effort to prepare for the safety of its patients and staff in the event of an active intruder, RiverView Health in Crookston will conduct a full-scale emergency preparedness exercise on Tuesday, Oct. 23 at 1:30 p.m. As part of the drill, most patients, visitors, and staff will evacuate the building.   

    The Crookston Police Department and Polk County Sheriff’s Office will partner with RiverView staff on the exercise.

    The hour-long drill will not impact the Emergency Department, where services will continue as usual.