Online Training

IS-100.B: Introduction to Incident Command Systems, ICS-100

ICS 100, Introduction to the Incident Command System, introduces the Incident Command System (ICS) and provides the foundation for higher level ICS training. This course describes the history, features and principles, and organizational structure of the Incident Command System. It also explains the relationship between ICS and the National Incident Management System (NIMS).

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IS-700.A: National Incident Management System (NIMS) An Introduction

This course introduces and overviews the National Incident Management System (NIMS). NIMS provides a consistent nationwide template to enable all government, private-sector, and nongovernmental organizations to work together during domestic incidents.

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IS-200.B: ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

ICS 200 is designed to enable personnel to operate efficiently during an incident or event within the Incident Command System (ICS). ICS-200 provides training on and resources for personnel who are likely to assume a supervisory position within the ICS.

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 Training & Events

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Narcan & Opioids

Are you interested in learning more about the current opioid epidemic?

Do you have a family member or loved one who is at risk of overdose?

Topics Include:
- Overdose Prevention Strategies
- How to Identify an Overdose
- How to Administer Narcan
- Good Samaritan Laws & Liability Protection
- Community Support Information & Resources

A mobile pharmacist will be on site so please bring your insurance cards. Most prescription drug insurance plans accepted.

Narcan kits are available to those who are uninsured. Please bring your insurance & prescription card for the mobile pharmacist.

WHEN: May 2,  2018 6:00-8:00PM

WHERE: Beacon Hose Co. #1 (35 N. Main St., Beacon Falls, CT)


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Sponsored by NVMRC, Naugatuck Valley Health District, Housatonic Valley Coalition Against Substance Abuse, Chesprocott Health District, CT Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services, & Change the Script and the Region 16 Community Prevention Task Force.

Event contact: Jess Stelmaszek,

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Until Help Arrives Training

This course will teach you basic skills to keep people with life-threatening injuries alive until professional help arrives.

Topics Include:

- You Make a Difference

- Call 9-1-1

- Stay Safe

- Stop the Bleeding

- Position the Injured

- Provide Comfort

This is FEMA's NEW individual preparedness training

- For all experience levels

- Hands on training

- Learn simple skills that could save a life!

Attendees will receive a MRC backpack with First Aid supplies.

WHEN: May 14, 2018 6:00-8:00PM

WHERE: Echo Hose Training Facility (286 Howe Ave., Shelton, CT)

REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Space is limited to 24. 

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