As demand for cloud access surges with many companies adopting work from home policies, Microsoft is prioritizing first responders and emergency services and partnering with governments to support local data centers.
Karl Burnstad called 9-1-1 when his mother was unconscious and saved her life. For their bravery, RapidSOS honored the six-year-old and the dispatchers who answered the call with LifeSaver Certificates and challenge coins.
New questions arise every day about how public safety professionals keep themselves safe while protecting their communities. Register here for NENA’s free webinar on March 25th to learn how to best navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.
RapidSOS Portal is a free solution that delivers caller location and additional data to 9-1-1 during emergencies. Whether you already have RapidSOS Portal, or are new to the tool, register here for our webinar on March 27th to learn more about how to access and utilize this free solution in your center today.
NENA has compiled a list of resources to support the 9-1-1 community during the COVID-19 outbreak. Click here to access materials such as a Pandemic Planning Checklist, the CDC’s Interim Guidance for EMS and PSAPs, and FEMA’s Pandemic Influenza Continuity of Operation Guide.
APCO International has created a page dedicated to COVID-19 resources and set up a PSConnect Discussion Forum where members can ask questions regarding COVID-19 response and the impact on emergency communications centers.