Emergency Preparedness Archives
Sep. 28, 2018—A full-scale test will take place on Saturday, Oct. 6, at noon to coincide with Metro’s monthly siren test.
Oct. 30, 2017—Vanderbilt’s Office of Emergency Preparedness, Fire and Workplace Safety will host representatives from across the university who play a key role in disaster mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery for an emergency tabletop training exercise on Nov. 7.
Sep. 22, 2017—Disasters, both natural and man-made, affect hundreds of thousands of people in the United States each year. Learning about different types of disasters and what to do before they strike can increase your chance of survival and decrease the extent of fear, property damage, and interruption to your daily life.
Sep. 15, 2017—September is National Preparedness Month—a good time to revisit what to do in the event severe weather threatens the Vanderbilt community.
Sep. 12, 2017—The month of September is recognized as National Emergency Preparedness Month. Work/Life Connections shares some tips to help you and your family prepare.
Apr. 20, 2017—Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s (VUMC) new 1,200-square-foot Emergency Operations Center (EOC) has large LED monitors lining freshly painted walls and a slew of telephones.
Mar. 15, 2017—Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) will join several other hospitals and federal, state and local agencies for a full-scale weather-related disaster drill on Thursday, March 23, from 9 a.m. to noon.
Dec. 8, 2016—Being familiar with emergency response procedures for an active threat on campus is critical to the safety of campus community members and can enhance first responders’ ability to contain a threat.