Unity Point Health- St. Luke’s- Sioux City, IA

UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s and the ALICE Training Institute have teamed up to bring ALICE Instructor Training to St. Luke’s on Thursday, October 1 and Friday, October 2. Matt Max and Jesse Padilla, safety and security coordinator for St. Luke’s, became certified ALICE training instructors to teach hospital staff and St. Luke’s College students strategies they can use when a violent intruder or active shooter enters the hospital. ALICE stands for Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter and Evacuate. “The biggest thing is being pro-active versus being passive,” he said. “Once they have those resources and tools they’ll be more adept to be proactive and not be a victim.” Read more