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Major Incidents

Preparing for 'D Days'

It's our job to think about the unthinkable and take action when necessary to reduce the injuries and death.

Posted Thursday, June 21, 2012

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Chemical Release

Faced with a large number of people exposed to a chemical warfare agent or a toxic industrial chemical, EMS responders should act quickly.

Posted Thursday, June 21, 2012

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Response to Blast Injuries

Injuries caused by an explosion can be difficult to treat. Learn how to treat patients with blast injuries.

Posted Thursday, June 21, 2012

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Mobile Communications

Local comm issues have been addressed with the WakeMed interoperable comm vehicle.

Posted Thursday, June 21, 2012

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Triage from a Distance

The Standoff Patient Triage Tool (SPTT) will allow emergency responders to rapidly triage victims from a safe distance.

Posted Thursday, June 21, 2012

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Rapid Resource Deployment

Predefining your potential missions will help with subsequent planning and training initiatives.

Posted Thursday, June 21, 2012

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Maximum Exposure

The Disaster Preparedness Exercise and Procedural Cadaver Lab program is the ultimate experience in emergency preparedness.

Posted Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Listen to Audio Recordings from Va. Beach Military Jet Crash Incident

Listen to Audio Recordings from Va. Beach Military Jet Crash Incident

Posted Tuesday, June 12, 2012

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EMS Providers Attend EMS on the Hill Day

Read coverage of this year’s event and how EMS providers got involved.

Posted Wednesday, May 2, 2012


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