Columbus Public Health and the Franklin County Public Health Department will join forces on Thursday, April 21, to conduct a full-scale exercise for distributing medication during an emergency.

Columbus Public Health and the Franklin County Public Health Department will join forces on Thursday, April 21, to conduct a full-scale exercise for distributing medication during an emergency.

The event will take place at Beechcroft High School, 6100 Beechcroft Road, from 10 a.m. to noon and again from 1 to 3 p.m., according to the announcement.

Nearly 150 Franklin County and Columbus Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) volunteers participating in the exercise.