McPherson County is participating on Wednesday in a six county Foreign Animal Disease exercise.
This exercise is being conducted by the Kansas Department of Agriculture.
Its purpose is to test the local response with coordination, communications and available resources at all government levels.
Several City and County partners are participating including the McPherson County Sheriff, McPherson Police Department, McPherson Fire, McPherson County Health Department, McPherson Hospital and EMS, and McPherson County 911 and Emergency Management.
The exercise will start at 9 a.m. and will end midafternoon.