CRITERIA: Any individual, EMS organization or EMS response group within the Commonwealth of Virginia that has demonstrated comprehensive and/or significant accomplishments for programs that provide preparedness, response, and recovery from natural, man-made and preplanned events, which cause a significant impact on the agency and the community. These activities should directly relate to and impact the provision of emergency medical care during these events.
ELIGIBILITY: Any individual, EMS organization or EMS response group within the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Examples of programs meeting eligibility for this award would include:
- Disaster Response Teams
- Community Emergency Response Teams
- Continuity of Operations Planning
- Mass Casualty Incident Training programs
- All-hazards planning
- Emergency management partnerships
- Surge event planning
Eligible applicants include persons or entities developing or managing such programs