ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

FREE SYMPOSIUM - Confronting the Global Threat:  Bioterrorism Agents/Diseases

This symposium will provide information on bio pathogens and the integrated response of the medical, first responder and law enforcement communities.

Subject matter experts from the FBI, US Dept. of Homeland Security, PA Dept. of Health, PA National Guard and medical professionals will identify, and with the audience explore the diagnosis, investigation and treatment process of the patient/population and the subsequent law enforcement response if the incident is defined to be a criminal/terrorist event.

The symposium is free of charge with a working lunch. Continuing education credits are available for physicians, registered nurses, emergency medical service personnel and educators.
 
Crowne Plaza Reading
1741 Paper Mill Road
Wyomissing, PA 19610
Symposium is from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm
 
To Register: Individuals must submit the Registration Form to ra-homelandsecurity@pa.gov or fax it to 717-214-1298
For more information please call: 
Kristin Daniels @ 717-346-4461,  or
Email
ra-homelandsecurity@pa.gov

 

Ebola Information: Interim Guidance for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems and 9-1-1 Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) for Management of Patients with Known or Suspected Ebola Virus Disease in the United States
Background Information:  In view of the recent announcement of an Ebola case identified in Texas, the CDC is sending the following previously developed and distributed guidance and checklist, which is located on the CDC website. These documents were updated on the evening of October 1st.

For more information on Ebola, please visit this page.

 

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