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Five Emergency Preparedness Considerations in Supporting Music Festivals

Jul 11, 2018 1:28:00 PM / by Cassandra Nordyke posted in Emergency Management

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According to a 2015 Nielsen study, more than 32 million people attend at least one music festival in the U.S. each year, with a third of those attending more than one festival. Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo and Coachella are just a few of the events that will bring together thousands of people this summer. So what should emergency managers and event organizers do to prepare?

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How Emergency Management Agencies can Effectively Utilize Social Media

Jun 1, 2018 10:05:00 AM / by Cassandra Nordyke posted in Emergency Management, Social Media

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When disasters hit, chaos tends to follow. Emergency managers have successfully utilized social media at the core of their preparedness efforts in order to effectively communicate during disastrous events to keep such chaos to a minimum. Social media has made it possible to make smart decisions and spread information instantaneously, something that can ultimately help save lives.

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Top Three Emergency Management Sessions You Don't Want to Miss at the 2018 Preparedness Summit

May 5, 2018 12:23:04 AM / by Kent Cawley posted in Emergency Management, Juvare Summit

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As the Preparedness Summit rapidly approaches, I wanted to take the opportunity to highlight some of the incredible work our partners in Emergency Management have accomplished recently. These three “must see” sessions are just a small sample of the innovative and informative sessions you will find at this year’s Summit!

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Top Three Health Preparedness Sessions You Don't Want to Miss at the 2018 Preparedness Summit

May 5, 2018 12:16:11 AM / by Cassandra Nordyke posted in Juvare Summit

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The 2018 Juvare Preparedness Summit is fast approaching. While your Summit experience will include presentations by world-class thought leaders, invaluable training opportunities, guru sessions with Juvare subject matter experts and fun social events, our Clients’ Share-a-Thon presentations always emerge as the true stars of Summit. I encourage you to make plans to attend the following sessions that feature real-life experiences and identify insightful best practices.

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Four Reasons to Download the 2018 Preparedness Summit Mobile App

May 5, 2018 12:07:08 AM / by Cassandra Nordyke posted in Juvare Summit

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As you start planning for all the great events at this year’s Preparedness Summit, we want to encourage you to download the Summit mobile app, which allows you to browse our program offerings, personalize your schedule and make the most out of Summit.

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How the Newly Updated Clery Act Affects Your College or University

May 1, 2018 6:56:07 PM / by Juvare Staff posted in Emergency Management

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The U.S. Department of Education recently published the 2016 edition of The Handbook for Campus Safety and Security Reporting, commonly referred to as the Clery Handbook. The Clery Handbook is a step-by-step guide of the campus safety and security reporting obligations for colleges and universities. This is the first time in five years that the Department of Education has released an updated Handbook.

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How Your University Can Prepare for an Active Shooter and Other Emergency Situations (SYS - EDU - Checklist - 2017)

May 1, 2018 6:46:02 PM / by Sam Klietz posted in education

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Once unthinkable, the act of a gunman entering a university or institute of higher education (IHE) campus with the sole intent of doing harm to faculty, staff, students and visitors has become an all too common occurrence.  With this as the reality, if the call comes in that shots have been fired, is your campus adequately prepared to address the situation? Active shooter scenarios are dynamic and evolve quickly. Therefore, proper emergency management preparation and the availability of information on your campus can prove significant in promoting situational awareness and saving lives.

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How to Improve the Safety of Your College Campus

May 1, 2018 5:32:53 PM / by Juvare Staff posted in education

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According to a poll conducted by Noodle Education, three out of every four parents ranked “a safe environment” as their number one concern. This answer speaks volumes since it was ranked above “acquisition of real-world marketable skills,” “a first-rate academic experience,” and “affordability”.
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Is Your College Prepared? Three Reasons Why Your Institution Should Use a Web-Based System to Respond to Emergencies

May 1, 2018 5:27:36 PM / by Juvare Staff posted in Emergency Management, education

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A mid-size university in Tennessee has the right idea when it comes to keeping its students safe. And other colleges and universities can learn a lesson from it.

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Medicare Emergency Preparedness Standards Just Around the Corner

May 1, 2018 3:13:56 PM / by Bill Finerfrock posted in Hospital Management, Public Health

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Natural and man-made disasters are sweeping news feeds and TV channels almost weekly.  With floods in Louisiana and Texas, hurricanes along the East Coast, wild fires out West, and snow storms in the Midwest, it is evident that no region of the country is immune to these unfortunate events.

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