OEM constantly hosts tabletop drills to determine the effectiveness of its contingency plans. Mayor Michael Bloomberg takes part in this particular drill, which deals with a hypothetical biological attack on New York City. Also participating in this drill were the commissioners of the NYPD, the FDNY, and the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, along with several City and state agencies.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg discusses a hypothetical bioterror attack on the City with agency and emergency management officials
The Mayor holds a press conference immediately following the tabletop drill