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Updated May 2014

Training Assists Security Planning for the 2015 FIS World Alpine Ski Championships 

Approximately 600 athletes from more than 60 nations will converge on the communities of Vail and Avon, Colorado, in February 2015. Considered the “ski racing capital of North America,” the Vail and Beaver Creek Resort areas located in Eagle County will host the world’s top skiers competing in Super G, Super Combined, Slalom, Downhill, and Giant Slalom alpine racing. (Read More)

Isolation and Quarantine for Rural Communities Course Nears Certification

By the end of 2012, 41 states reported widespread influenza activity according the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The instances and spread of the seasonal flu in 2012 and 2013 are significant and serve as reminders of the risk to public health of potentially more deadly infectious diseases. (Read more)

Selection Guide on Mobile Command Vehicles Released

Need a new vehicle or an upgrade to support operations, but lack the budget or grant funding for a new 40-foot commercial cab? Don’t distress. You may have options. (Read more)

SAVER Projects Assist Rural Communities in Making Procurements

Advances in technology provide emergency response agencies with tremendous opportunities to enhance capabilities. (Read more)

JSC Supports Geospatial Modeling and Simulation Projects

As public safety agencies seek to expand their repertoire of geospatial modeling and simulation tools in 2014, two projects and reports dealing with communications and exercise planning, respectively, may be of use. (Read more)

Looking to Update Ruggedized Computers and Mobile Platforms?

As a System Assessment and Validation for Emergency Responders (SAVER) Program Technical Agent, the JSC conducted research to investigate various aspects of ruggedized computers to provide market information and selection tools to assist response agencies in purchasing or upgrading their ruggedized computers. (Read more)

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