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CBERS 2019

May 30

For more information please visit: http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/emergency-preparedness/cbers-2019/


CBERS 2019

Topic: Virginia CHEMPACK Program Overview

The Virginia Department of Health Office of Emergency Preparedness will be conducting the Community Based Emergency Response Seminar (CBERS) this spring throughout the state.  This year’s topic will be an overview of the CHEMPACK program. The target audience is fire, EMS, law enforcement, emergency management, public health and emergency communications agencies to attend the seminar who can return to their agencies and assist in further developing local training and protocols/plans.

Target Audience: Fire, EMS, law enforcement, emergency management, public health and emergency communications agencies, poison control, hazmat teams, hospital and pharmacy staff.

Registration: Maximum attendance 60 for each session, with a 45 maximum for some venues. Delivery of this program will be held twice at each location to accommodate shift workers. To register: https://www.eventbrite.com/o/virginia-department-of-health-18596986991  

Dates & Locations:

Richmond- 4/8/19 @ 1:30pm-4:30pm  & 4/9/19 @ 8:30am – 11:30am Henrico Public Safety Training Center (7701 East Parham Road Henrico, VA 23228)

Newport News-5/13/19 @ 1:30pm-4:30pm & 5/14/10 @ 8:30am-11:30am Newport News Fire Department Training Center (17300 Warwick Blvd. Newport News, VA 23603)

Chesapeake– 5/16/19 @ 1:30pm-4:30pm & 5/17/19 @ 8:30am-11:30am Public Safety Operation Center(PSOC) (2130 S. Military Highway Chesapeake, VA 2332)

Stafford6/10/19 @ 1:30pm-4:30pm & 6/11/[email protected] 8:30am-11:30am-Stafford County Public Safety Center (1225 Courthouse Road Stafford, VA 22554)

Fairfax6/3/[email protected] 1:30pm-4:30pm & 6/4/[email protected] 8:30am-11:30am Public Safety Transportation Operations Center (4890 Alliance Drive Fairfax, VA 22030)

Alexandria6/5/19 @ 1:30pm-4:30pm & 6/6/[email protected] 8:30am-11:30am Alexandria Emergency Operations Center (*40 attendees max) (2003 Mill Road, Suite 3200 Alexandria, VA 22314)

Roanoke– 5/1/19 @ 1:30pm-4:30pm & 5/2/19 @ 8:30am- 11:30am Roanoke Fire- EMS Training Center (1220 Kessler Mill Road Salem, VA 24153)

Fisherville5/30th @ 1:30pm- 4:30pm & 5/31st @ 8:30am-11:30am Augusta County Fire-Rescue Center (2015 Jefferson Hwy Fisherville, VA 22939)

Abingdon/Bristol4/29/[email protected]:30pm-4:30pm & 4/30/[email protected] 8:30am-11:30am-Southwest Virginia EMS Council (*40 attendees max) (306 Piedmont Avenue Bristol VA, 24201)

Dinwiddie– 5/22/19 @ 1:30pm-4:30pm & 5/23/19 @ 8:30am-11:30am Dinwiddie Enhancement Center (7301 B Boydton Plank Road North Dinwiddie, VA 23803)

Continuing Education:

BLS Category 1 –  3 hours total –   Area 14 Medical – 1.5 hours  and   Area 15 Operations – 1.5 hours or
ALS Category 1 –  3 hours total –  Area 19 Medical – 1.5 hours  and Area 20 Operations – 1.5 hours

For more information contact: Adreania Tolliver    [email protected]

CHEMPACK Points of Contact:

Central: Mike Magner-[email protected]

Eastern: John Cooke-[email protected]

Northern: Jeff Walker- [email protected]

Northwest: Michael Keatts-[email protected]

Western: Becky McCabe-[email protected]



May 30