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Free Community Training For High Threat Incidents
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By Member David Coe
October 20, 2018

The Carroll County Volunteer Emergency Service Association in conjunction with the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is offering a 5 hour course designed to teach the public what they can do to help save their own life during a high threat incident, such as an active shooter situation. This course will be offered three different times throughout the county:

- Sunday : November 4, 2018 at Pleasant Valley Community Fire Department (12:00 PM to 4:00 PM) - Deadline to Sign Up October 22, 2018
- Sunday: November 18, 2018 - Carroll County Public Safety Training Center (12:00PM to 4:00 PM) - Deadline to Sign Up November 5, 2018
- Sunday: December 9, 2018 - Sykesville Fire Department (12:00 PM to 4:00 PM) - Deadline to Sign Up November 19, 2018

If you are interested in taking the course please complete the attached training request for and e-mail or fax it to Curtis Wiggins. Attached you will find the three different offerings of the course.

Description: This course is designed to teach participants how to assess the situation during a high-threat incident, such as an Active Shooter or other Active Violence event, in order to make decisions about finding a safe location during the attack, provide life-saving interventions to victims of the attack, and provide information to and follow the directions of local authorities following the incident. By the end of this course, First Care Providers will be empowered to do what they can to help save their own and other's lives during a high-threat incident until medical and law enforcement responders arrive on the scene.

Target Audience: All non-public safety members of the community such as CERT, school teachers, students, public works officials, office workers, venue workers, etc.

Course Offerings
November 4, 2018 - Pleasant Valley Community Fire Department (12:00 PM to 4:00PM)
November 18, 2018 - Carroll County Public Safety Training Center (12:00PM to 4:00 PM)
December 9, 2018 - Sykesville Fire Department (12:00 PM to 4:00 PM)

Attachments:
Attachment Carroll County TECC Pre registration.pdf  (47k)
Attachment TECC FCP Course Announcement - Pleasant Valley Sunday November 4, 2018.docx  (595k)
Attachment TECC FCP Course Announcement -CCPSTC November 18 2018.docx  (595k)
Attachment TECC FCP Course Announcement -Sykesville Fire December 9, 2018.docx  (595k)
 
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