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Important Meeting Message for Agency Leadership
 
Published Friday, October 17, 2014

Important Meeting Message for Agency Leadership

The Suffolk County Department of Health Services is diligently  working with NY State Department of Health,  hospitals, dispatch centers, law enforcement agencies and ambulance services to ensure continuity of information sharing and response objectives regarding the potential for a patient with Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), or close personal contacts of a person with EVD, to appear in Suffolk County.  As leaders of our fire departments and ambulance services, we cordially invite you to attend an information session to provide overview of our planning efforts, and to discuss ambulance services responsibilities for compliance with the bloodborne pathogen standard, personal protection, medical waste management, reporting requirements, and decontamination. This is an informational session for agency leadership, additional education & training sessions for EMS providers focusing on disease recognition, transmission, and focused hands-on training on donning/doffing personal protective equipment are scheduled and will be announced under separate cover. No CME credit, this is a meeting for agency leadership only.

Information sessions will he held as follows:

Tuesday, October 21, 2014  7 pm – 9 pm, Huntington Community First Aid Squad Headquarters, 2 Railroad Street, Huntington Station, NY 11746

Tuesday, October 28, 2014  7 pm – 9 pm, Hampton Bays Ambulance Headquarters, 18C Pongquogue Avenue, Hampton Bays, NY 11946

CLOSED! Thursday, October 30, 2014 7 pm – 9 pm, Suffolk County EMS Academy, 360 Yaphank Avenue, Auditorium, Yaphank, NY 11980

Monday, November 3, 2014  7 pm - 9 pm, North Babylon Fire Company, 20 Hale Road, North Babylon, NY 11703

Friday, November 7, 2014  7pm - 9 pm, Southold Fire Department, 55135 New York 25, Southold, NY 11971

Thursday, November 13, 2014  7 pm - 9 pm, Miller Place Fire Department, 12 Miller Place Road, Miller Place, NY 11764

Please RSVP to marty.matuza@suffolkcountyny.gov or 631-852-4671 with your name, phone number, title and agency.

 


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