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News archive: Mar

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Medical Policy Care Committee Meeting (MPCC)

The Medical Policy Care Committee Meeting (MPCC) will meet on April 24th at 9:00 am at the MCC building, which is located at 89 Richard D. Minnich Drive, Sutton, WV

EMS Advisory Council Meeting (EMSAC)

The EMS Advisory Council Meeting (EMSAC) will meet on June 9th at 10:00 am at the KCCEAA located at 601 Brooks Street, Charleston, WV

Friday, March 20, 2015

Increased Use and Deaths Associated with Pure and Heroin Laced Fentanyl

(U//FOUO) This bulletin was created by the Central Florida Intelligence Exchange (CFIX) to provide special precautions and first responder safety awareness of an increased use and deaths associated with heroin laced with fentanyl and pure fentanyl (with no heroin present). With fentanyl being 30 to 50 times more potent than heroin, it represents an unusual hazard for law enforcement, corrections officers, health care providers and other first responders who may come in contact. The improper handling of fentanyl is considered extremely dangerous, and proven to be fatal.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

2015 Ebola trainings

2015 Ebola Trainings Sponsored by WV Bureau for Public Health Division of Infectious Disease Epidemiology This training will help public health personnel understand: Ebola, the African experience; Ebola, the American experience; Returned traveler monitoring in WV; Case and contact investigation in WV; Hospital and healthcare workers safety; EMS Transport & Hospital Referral Network in WV, Laboratory Testing in WV. Breakout Sessions: Donning and doffing PPE; Case and contact tracing

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