Over the past 48 hours a series of suspicious packages containing improvised explosive devices have been discovered at several locations across the U.S., including locations in Westchester County and New York City. Given these incidents, public safety personnel should remain vigilant and not touch, move, or handle any suspicious or unknown packages. There is potential for the discovery of additional confirmed and unconfirmed packages or devices. The following information is attached:
Please distribute this information to public safety personnel within your jurisdiction as you deem appropriate.
Office of Counter Terrorism
NYS Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Services
1220 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12226
(518) 242-5078 | (518) 337-1971 | Daniel.Albert@dhses.ny.gov
Rockland County has recently experienced a measles outbreak with 7 confirmed cases and several more in the process of being tested. With this in mind, the Bureau is forwarding the resource for your local ambulance services and ALSFRs that could help with planning for EMS response to infectious disease patients including but not limited to measles and even flu.
Daniel J. Clayton, B.S., EMT-P
Deputy Director for Operations and Emergency Preparedness
Bureau of Emergency Medical Services and Trauma Systems
Office of Primary Care and Health Systems Management
New York State Department of Health
875 Central Avenue
Albany, NY 12206
ph: 518.402.0996 | firstname.lastname@example.org
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An AEMT Refresher Course will be held at Southern Tier Health Care System. The courses will begin at 6:30 p.m. The challenge exam will take place on October 8th at 6:30 at STHCS. Please let me know if you need any more information.
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