Alabama NENA - 1st Quarter Meeting - January 19th, 2017 - & Upcoming Events

The AL-NENA 1st quarterly meeting will be Thursday, January 19th, 2017 at 10am.

Executive Board meeting will be held Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 at 3pm.

Site for ALNENA Quarterly meeting:
                   Marriot Shoals Hotel and Conference Center
                  10 Hightower Pl; Florence,
                   Alabama 35630

APCO Training - Feb. 21, 2017

Being Mindful in the Midst of Chaos!

Sponsored by: Alabama Chapter of APCO

When: Tuesday February 21, 2017

Where: Alabama Power 2030 7th St. S, Clanton, Alabama

Time:   9:00am-4pm   

Cost:    $50/person (lunch provided)

SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM FOR NATIONAL NENA ATTENDANCE

Scholarship Program – National NENA Conference – Membership has an opportunity to send 4 people to the National Conference with a stipend of a maximum of $2,000.00 for expenses. The conference is in June 2017 and candidates for this program should be submitted by March, 10th, 2017 to the Executive Board. Only one candidate per Alabama agency will be considered and only 4 candidates will be selected. Candidates should be in good standing with the Association and their Agency, but whose Agency does not have the means to normally send them to attend the annual National conference. The Agency must be willing to release the applicant(s) chosen to attend and cover any peripheral costs above the normal stipend of $2,000.00 per applicant. Additional details are in the program and the attached application that is required for consideration. We are placing the program and applications online at this time to ensure that we are able to select candidates for this upcoming National Conference in San Antonio, Tx. Questions regarding the program or candidacy can be forwarded to lfisher@montgomeryal.gov.

2016 9-1-1 Goes to Washington

These are the Talking Points that was discussed in the meetings.

Below is a slideshow of photos taken.

Red E. Fox Costume

Red E. Fox costume was created as way to teach children how to save lives and property through the proper use of 9-1-1,  Red. E. Fox was created as a 9-1-1 Public Safety icon in the tradition of Smokey Bear and McGruff the Crime Dog.  Red E. Fox has been the official 9-1-1 mascot since 1994.

If you would like to borrow the costume for educational purposes, contact one of the agencies below:  

Ebola Screening Guidelines for EMS/911

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has posted Interim Guidance for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems and 9-1-1 Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) for Management of Patients with Known or Suspected Ebola Virus Disease in the United States online at 

Text to 9-1-1

Attached are copies of a sample request letter for Text to 9-1-1 services and the contact information for the four Tier 1 wireless carriers that Districts will need to use to request Text to 9-1-1 service.  

Lee Moore (lee.moore@911consult.com) provided the generic letter and contact information of the carriers.  Ray Preston (ray.preston@att.com) provided the letter to AT&T.  

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