MCI Trailer Inventory

On Friday, June 14th, NSPA and Carilion Staff conducted a complete inspection and inventory of the Mass Casualty Incident (MCI) Trailer being maintained by Carilion-Roanoke Memorial Hospital.  This is an important asset that can be deployed in the region when needed.  Cots, med kits, work gloves, blood pressure cuffs, wind-up flashlights, a generator and several ... Read more...

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NEW! Catastrophic Surge & Evacuation Project

As part of our efforts in January 2019, the Near Southwest Preparedness Alliance applied for an additional funding opportunity available from the Virginia Department of Health. I am pleased to announce that NSPA was selected for this opportunity to conduct a Regional Catastrophic Surge Capacity and Evacuations Needs Assessment project within acute care and critical ... Read more...

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Roanoke City Public Schools Active Threat Exercise

“Having a working relationship with NSPA prior to a disaster is critical. Knowing NSPA staff and the resource capabilities of the agency is important to insure emergency responders are able to provide services when supplies, equipment and personnel may be limited.” – Marci Stone, Deputy Chief of Roanoke Fire-EMS NSPA was invited to be a ... Read more...

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