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Emergency drill video goes viral

Trauma team steps up to the mannequin challenge

Every second counts during an emergency – especially when your loved one is involved in a devastating car accident.

Given their new trauma designation, the trauma care team at Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center took the opportunity to "freeze a moment in time" by participating in the viral phenomenon that is the #MannequinChallenge. Overnight, their must-see dramatization of treating a car accident victim was viewed on Facebook more than 17,000 times. Within six days, video views exceeded the 500,000 mark, and kept growing.

Published: 11/15/2016
Updated on: 11/22/2016