Archive for February 2018

MASSACHUSETTS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY SITUATIONAL AWARENESS STATEMENT #2

Region 3 24/7/365 Duty Officer Number: 978-946-8130 DATE: February 28, 2018 TIME: 10:30 AM SUBJECT: Long Duration Coastal Storm Thursday into Saturday Situation The National Weather Service is increasingly confident that southern New England will be significantly impacted by a strong/long duration coastal storm starting Thursday night and continuing through Saturday. Along with heavy rain and […]

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March Newsletter

Good Morning All! Please check out of first newsletter! We will be publishing a newsletter monthly. HMCC Region 3 march   Enjoy the Spring weather today!   Elizabeth

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MASSACHUSETTS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY SITUATIONAL AWARENESS STATEMENT

Coastal Storm and Potential Coastal Flooding Thursday to Saturday Situation: The National Weather Service in Taunton has issued the following forecast information: We are continuing to monitor the potential for a coastal/offshore storm with possible impacts here Thursday night into Saturday.  There remains a lot of uncertainty regarding the storm track, as this storm is […]

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Free Course Offering “Risk Communication in Practice” Offered by Local Public Health Institute

March 21, 2018 9:00 – 3:00 Room 109, 25 Meade Street, Worcester MA Worcester Dept. of Health & Human Services/Inspectional Services Communicating effectively about risk is a critical part of managing crises. This course will develop skills necessary for creating effective messages, strategies for understanding the needs of target audiences and selecting the appropriate messengers. Designed […]

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Free Continuity of Operations Course offered by DELVALLE INSTITUTE FOR EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM Check in begins at 9:00 AM Middleboro Town Hall 10 Nickerson Avenue Middleboro, MA 02346 This course will address key components of a continuity of operations (COOP) plan for public health and healthcare organizations, including how to identify essential and supporting functions, incorporate vital considerations that ensure the safety and […]

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MASSACHUSETTS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY SITUATIONAL AWARENESS STATEMENT February 15, 2018

9:45 AM RE:       Minor earthquake in Southern New Hampshire/Northeastern MA Situation MEMA is receiving calls from citizens and public safety agencies in northeastern Massachusetts reporting ground shaking at about 9:30 AM.  The New Hampshire Emergency Management Agency is also receiving calls. The United States Geological Survey (USGS) has just issued a preliminary earthquake report indicating […]

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“CDC Webinar on Crisis Emergency Risk Communications for Strategic National Stockpile Response Scheduled for February 21”

CDC’s Division of Strategic National Stockpile (DSNS) will host a webinar for public health partners from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. EST on Wednesday, February 21, to share key considerations related to crisis and emergency risk communications. DSNS and CDC’s Division of Emergency Operations communication experts will describe the public’s information and communication needs before, […]

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“CDC Medical Counter Measures Resources” for Municipalities and Others

CDC Offers MCM Operational Readiness Review Resources CDC continues to provide training, guidance, and resources to assist state and local jurisdictions with their operational readiness review (ORR) site visits. Last month’s Second Wednesday Webinar held on January 17 provided an overview of how to use the ORR online data collection system from the perspective of […]

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“Situational Awareness Statement: Forecast Update, Expanded Area and Prolonged Period of Freezing Rain”

Please see the Report from MEMA with the on going storm. Stay safe and watch out for black ice!   MASSACHUSETTS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY SITUATIONAL AWARENESS STATEMENT   February 7, 2018 10:30 AM Update from the National Weather Service: Prolonged Period and Expanded Area of Freezing Rain   Situation: The National Weather Service in Taunton […]

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