The Near Southwest Preparedness Alliance (NSPA) is currently accepting submissions for interest in attending Virginia's Public Health and Preparedness Academy. Each year the Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association (VHHA) and the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) bring together public health, healthcare and emergency management professionals to provide cross-disciplinary learning opportunities in the field of preparedness. The Academy is open to individuals within the State of Virginia and is free to attend. If you or someone you know is interested in attending the 2020 Preparedness Academy please submit the following information as a letter of intent.
  • Disclaimer

    The Healthcare Coalition financially sponsors each attendee within it's region. Sponsorship is only available for Organizations that fall within the Hospital Preparedness Program guidelines (Hospitals, Dialysis, LTC, Home Health, Hospice, etc). These Organizations must be a member of "good standing" within the Near Southwest Preparedness Alliance and have a 2019-2020 Letter of Support or MOU on file. Although the Conference is sponsored by NSPA, it is the responsibility of you or your Organization to front the initial costs of this event. At the conclusion of the event, all costs and expenses incurred will be submitted via an online form for reimbursement. Reimbursement could take up to 45 days once information is received and processed.