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Posted on: March 9, 2018



This free one-day (8 hour) course is designed for agriculture emergency responders in rural communities.

The course will focus on the best practices and  safety issues associated with an agriculture
emergency, including: quarantines, biosecurity, euthanasia, disposal, use of personal protective
equipment (PPE), and cleaning and disinfection. The course will help increase knowledge of
coordination efforts needed for responding to an agricultural emergency across jurisdictions, lines
of authority and disciplines by examining the integration of response efforts.

With natural turnover of emergency response personnel, training needs to be a continuous process.
Animal disease response begins at the local level but may quickly escalate to the state and even
federal levels. Local responders should have an understanding of why response actions are important
and be able to clearly and effectively communicate with state and federal officials.

Designed for Responder Resources such as:

• Emergency Management Agencies (EMA)
• Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
• Veterinarians
• Agriculture Emergency Responders
• Fire Fighters
• Law Enforcement
• Nurses & Physicians
• Public Health
• Public Works
• Environmental Agencies
• Elected Officials
• Producers
• Industry

Course Locations:

March 21 - Burlington, KS
Coffey County Courthouse basement meeting room
110 S 6th – Burlington, KS 66839

Northeast Kansas
Regional Homeland Security Council

Each course runs from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Questions?  Contact Russel Stukey at 620-364-2721
or email to:
Register online at:

Registration deadline is 10 days prior to the date held.

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