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Voting for NENA's 2020-21 Board of Directors opens on Monday, March 16. On that day, eligible members will receive an email with a direct link to NENA's online ballot along with voting instructions. Contact Member Services Director, Bri Robinson, if you do not receive a ballot. Once a member logs in, he or she will be able to review the nominations and vote. After officially... more
The 9-1-1 Acute/Traumatic and Chronic Stress Management Standard is being updated and volunteers are needed to assist in this effort. The standard defines the occurrence of specific stress-related health risks, articulate the benefits of addressing these risks, and empower PSAPs to create comprehensive resilience programs. Click here to volunteer.
The Best Practices for Mental Health Providers... more
NENA's Impact of IoT Devices and Emergency Calling Applications Information Document describes the impact of Internet of Things (IoT) devices and emergency calling applications (apps) on 9?1?1. Developers of IoT devices, and developers and managers of systems that employ these devices, should consider this document in the early phases of design and development, to address the potential impact on... more
When preparing for and responding to patients with confirmed or possible Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), close coordination and effective communications are important among PSAPs, the EMS system, healthcare facilities, and the public health system.
Click here to review the CDC's Interim Guidance for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems and 911 Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) for... more
Having adjudicated all comments, the subject document is now considered ?stable.? Per NENA IPR, Section 4.5 a ?Stable Form Notice? is being issued and is shown below.
4.5 Declarations during Review
When any Deliverable is in stable form, but before it undergoes review by the NENA Process Review Committee the Committee Resource Manager shall send a Stable Form Notice to all NENA Development Group... more
Improving Your Police-Dispatching Skills
Special Date! Wednesday, March 11 | 3PM Eastern (live) or On-Demand
FREE for NENA Members | Not a member? Join today to receive access!
Click here to register!
To be an excellent police dispatcher, you must continually improve your skills and keep current with evolving trends. In this hour-long webinar, you will learn about:
Techniques you can use to... more
Women's Health in 9-1-1Thursday, March 12 | 1PM Eastern (live) or On-DemandFREE! Click here to register!
Join NENA for the the latest edition of the Women in 9-1-1 (WIN) webinar series! This webinar focuses on women's health and wellness issues in the PSAP. Join our experts as they share a wealth of information based on real-life experiences that can help you on your path to good health and help... more
On February 14, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) was publicly notified by the National Emergency Address Database (NEAD) administrator, NEAD LLC, that the NEAD had been fully decommissioned and would not be made available to the public safety community.
NEAD was originally envisioned in the Roadmap for Improving E911 Location Accuracy, which was agreed upon by the four major wireless... more
NENA is proud to announce the first-ever recipient of the Wendy Day Memorial Scholarship is Megan Hamilton of Decatur County Communications in Indiana.
This newly established scholarship will send one deserving woman per year to NENA?s 9-1-1 Goes to Washington conference, in honor of Wendy Day?s feminism, passion for 9-1-1 policy, and dedication to the betterment of public safety. The... more
The nation?s leading 9-1-1 organization is welcoming the establishment of an independent body to encourage greater interoperability in Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) systems.
Together with other stakeholders, the National Emergency Number Association (NENA) will participate in the new NG9-1-1 Interoperability Oversight Commission, an independent body that will oversee key programs related to... more