Exterior of a BLU-MED medical shelter used in a Utah emergency response drill.

BLU-MED Medical Facility Set Up In Utah To Test Preparedness

Uintah Basin, Utah

May 2013

The State of Utah owns several BLU-MED mobile medical facilities as part of a state-wide emergency preparedness plan. One of the BLU-MED medical shelters was recently set up in the rural area of Uintah Basin to test medical surge preparedness and the ability to withstand the downdraft of medical service helicopters.

Read the full story here. A PDF of the news article is also available here.


  • BLU-MED Response Systems® (BLU-MED) was formed in 2004 as a division of Alaska Structures, Inc. Our deployable portable medical shelters and mobile field hospitals enable communities and emergency management to rapidly respond to small and large-scale disasters, providing medical facilities and emergency shelters "when and where needed™."

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