Active Aggressor Workshop

In lieu of our regularly scheduled coalition meeting in August, we will be hosting an Active Aggressor Workshop on Thursday, August 25th at 2:00pm. In coordination with the Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity Infrastructure and Security Agency (CISA) we are bringing an active aggressor/active threat/ active shooter emergency preparedness workshop tailored for our healthcare partners. ... Read more...

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We’re Back In-Person

You're invited to join us in person or virtually for July's Coalition Business Meeting. As a partner of the Coalition, we encourage all members to attend each of our coalition meetings. However, if you have a signed agreement with the Coalition, a Hospital MOU or a letter of support, you are encouraged to attend all ... Read more...

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2022 Cross Regional Exercise Success

Last week partners from the Near and Far Southwest Healthcare Coalition regions participated in the first of its kind, Long Term Care Mutual Aid Plan Full Scale Exercise. There were over 30 different participants from Long Term Care Facilities, Local/Regional/State Health Departments, Local and Regional Emergency Management, Hospitals, and more. The Commonwealth of Virginia will ... Read more...

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Upcoming Training Offerings at NSPA

The NSPA Training Center is "springing" into action by bringing you a variety of in-person offerings. Each of these courses are open to our partners across the NSPA region. If you have any specific questions about these offerings or our Training Center please reach out to Monica McCullough, Training & Exercise Coordinator at mmccullough@vaems.org  ______________________________________________________________________________________________________ ... Read more...

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Planning for Burns

Each year at the Coalition we are tasked with creating new and enhancing existing regional preparedness and response plans. Over the last few years we have updated the base to our Emergency Operations Plan, created an Infectious Disease Control Annex, Pediatric Annex, and enhanced our Continuity of Operations Plans (COOP). This year we will be ... Read more...

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