Virginia Schedules Annual Statewide Tornado Drill – March 17, 2020

VIRGINIA SCHEDULES ANNUAL STATEWIDE TORNADO DRILL FOR MARCH 17 | Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM) RICHMOND — The National Weather Service and The Virginia Department of Emergency Management have scheduled the 2020 Virginia Statewide Tornado Drill for Tuesday, March 17 at 9:45 a.m. If widespread severe weather threatens the Commonwealth on that date, the drill […]

2019/20 Novel Coronavirus Guidance for EMS

Interim Guidance for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems and 911 Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) for 2019-nCoV in the United States EMS clinician practices should be based on the most up-to-date 2019-nCoV clinical recommendations and information from appropriate public health authorities and EMS medical direction. State and local EMS authorities may direct EMS clinicians to […]

Resilient Responder Workshops: Self-Care for Responders Before, During & After an Emergency

Registration Required at No Cost. Register Online HERE. The Virginia Department of Health Office of Emergency Preparedness will  conduct the Community Based Emergency Response Seminar (CBERS) this Spring throughout the Commonwealth.  This year’s topic is Resilient Responder ~ Self-Care for Responders Before, During, & After an Emergency. *Please share this information with your staff and partners. Target Audience: Any disaster […]