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.  

Awards Program Information

Everyone please see the attached Nomination Forms and associated criteria for the nominations.

Awards Program committee will announce submission dates. 

Training Survery

Attached is the survey on Training that we intend to ask our Alabama agencies to respond to.  The purpose of the survey is to establish a baseline for Alabama so that the Training and PSAP Standards Committee can begin putting together the outline of a plan to accomplish and establish training levels and standards within the State.  We desire that everyone have buy-in to this program and this offers them an opportunity beyond the Committee members representing them.  Obviously, the plan will cover a great deal more than just class offerings and standards.  It will also answer questions abou