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Unprecedented future disasters will require emergency managers to be creative in their thinking. The backbone of creativity is divergent thinking; cognitive thoughts that do not converge on a correct answer but diverge on a range of possible options. Preliminary research with emergency service organizations, non-profit organizations and the critical infrastructure sector has identified an increase…Continue
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We are currently hiring one part-time firefighter. Please click …Continue
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Essentially large vans packed to the brim with communications equipment, these vehicles provide FEMA with multiple redundant communications systems to…Continue
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The NFPA Conference & Expo® is the premier fire, electrical, and life safety event. If you’re passionate about fire, electrical, and life safety and interested in delivering a dynamic and engaging presentation when we gather June 22–25, 2021, in Las Vegas, we want to hear from you!
With the disappointing cancelation of the 2020…
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Amidst the coronavirus pandemic, the disaster relief organization known for mobilizing Veterans in response to tornadoes, hurricanes, and other natural disasters, Team Rubicon, saw another kind of disaster on the…Continue
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During the FDIC team’s extensive outreach and conversations with the fire service, there was an overwhelming desire expressed by firefighters to come together in the fall to celebrate the unity of the fire service, learn, and support ongoing efforts in serving their communities and continue training. These requests are being answered with the launch of a new…Continue
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The Better Business Bureau says some of its offices are getting calls from concerned consumers about a prepaid debit card that arrived in an unmarked envelope stating it was their economic stimulus payment.
These payments are legitimate!
Nearly four million people will receive an…Continue
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Memorial Day is an American holiday, observed on the last Monday of May, honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Memorial Day 2020 occurs on Monday, May 25.
Originally known as Decoration Day, it originated in the years following the Civil War and became an official federal holiday in 1971. Many Americans observe Memorial Day by visiting cemeteries or memorials, holding family gatherings and participating in parades. Unofficially, it marks the…Continue
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USFRA is excited to announce we have partnered with Cords of Steel in a crowd-funding campaign that launches late May 2020 with their brand-new, one of a kind portable solar power pack called THE FREEDOM VOYAGER tailor made for first responders,…Continue
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Acts to Preserve Inquiry
Five members of the IAFF executive board were recently appointed to investigate irregularities concerning president-for-life Harold Schaitberger.…Continue
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The CDC has posted guidance for the use of reusable elastomeric particulate respirators to provide respiratory protection to healthcare practitioners (HCP) against pathogens as a component of a…Continue
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People on blood thinners are not candidates for this approach
Good morning. This is a hard email because I don't have credibility with you folks.
I am a retired pharmacist in northern california.
I worked 50 years and missed a half days work. I have had viral events during that time.
I have tried to talk to medical people and govt agencies and have been blown off.
I will put a complete email I have sent at the end of this…Continue
Well hope everyone is staying healthy and out of trouble. Me and my boss are doing good and staying healthy as she retired last august and has gone back to work on call in needed. She works in the ER as the ward clerk (the person who adds all the information into the computer on each patient) She loves her work and now she can work as many hours or as little as she wants (per-diem) that's the word I was looking for. had a senior moment. We get out in the morning for a walk and then after…Continue
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Celebrating Month of the Military Child…Continue
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It's dizzying, the amount of information out there about the Coronavirus. You're dealing with story after story online and through social media, television, radio, and in newspapers and magazines — each with its own take — at all hours of the day and night, from all around the world.
So how can we sort out what's real and what's not?
You already know to go to [Coronavirus.gov]Coronavirus.gov for medical information and [usa.gov/coronavirus]usa.gov/coronavirus to see what the…Continue
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From the U. S. Dept of Veteran Affairs:
Know the symptoms
The new virus causes respiratory illness in humans, usually 2–14 days after exposure. Illnesses have ranged from mild…
On January 28, Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Deb Fischer (R-NE) introduced the HERO Act, S. 3244, companion legislation to H.R. 1646, which was introduced last year by Representatives Ami Bera (D-CA) and Brian Fitzpatrick…Continue
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For several months, our organization has requested the CDC to add the Corona Virus to the national notifiable conditions list. The CDC has refused and and the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists don't even have it as a topic of discussion at their upcoming conference. Why? https://blog.traumacoverage.com/blog/corona-virus
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