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Stop the Bleed / Tourniquet Training

9:00 am to 2:30 pm

Stop the Bleed is a nationwide campaign to empower individuals to act quickly and save lives. This training will prepare first responders (fire, police, EMS, public health, hospitals, etc) to correctly use tourniquets on self and others, and prepare them to train colleagues and the general public on correct use of tourniquets. Each participant will […]

Wide Area Search & Rescue Training

8:30 am to 5:00 pm

The Western Region Homeland Security Advisory Council (WRHSAC) and the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) are hosting¬†Wide Area Search & Rescue Training being held at UMass Amherst Police Department on June 6 through 8, 2017. The training is taught by Texas A&M Extension Services (TEEX). Participants are instructed in practical search methods and skills so […]

Pan Flu Planning Subcommittee Meeting Change

The WRHSAC Pan Flu Planning Subcommittee is changing their standing meeting time. The new meeting time will be at 9am on the first Tuesday of every month. This change will begin on January 3, 2017.¬†The meeting location is Department of Public Health, 23 Service Center Road, Northampton, MA. This meeting is conducted in accordance with […]


Pan Flu Planning Subcommittee

Agenda, Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Training and Exercise Subcommittee

Western Region Homeland Security Advisory Council