Emergency Management

Read: How Panic Alarms Can Improve School Security

How Panic Alarms Can Improve School Security

Panic buttons or duress alarms can be used by teachers, administrators and other school employees to summon immediate help for medical emergencies, as well as active shooter incidents, inclement weather, intruders and more.

Read: 911 Is Changing: What You Need to Know NOW

911 Is Changing: What You Need to Know NOW

New laws related to 911 dialing, the challenges brought by multi-line telephone systems (MLTS) and remote workers, the promise of next-generation 911 (NG911), and what you can do to ensure your organization is prepared and compliant.

Read: CDC: School Closures Might Need to Be Longer to Combat the Coronavirus

CDC: School Closures Might Need to Be Longer to Combat the Coronavirus

Handwashing and home isolation are still most effective at slowing down COVID-19.

Read: Opinion: College Campus Security Pros Should Be Grateful for the Clery Act

Opinion: College Campus Security Pros Should Be Grateful for the Clery Act

The Clery Act forces higher ed top brass to pay attention to campus public safety, emergency management and security issues rather than sweep them under the rug.

Read: States Begin Closing Schools in Response to COVID-19

States Begin Closing Schools in Response to COVID-19

Additionally, the coronavirus has prompted the shuttering of several large urban school districts.

Read: Integrating Your Mass Notification System to Provide the Greatest Reach

Integrating Your Mass Notification System to Provide the Greatest Reach

Although cell phones have become incredibly useful mass notification tools, emergency managers need to consider a variety of alert technologies.

Read: Clery Center’s Response to ‘Clery Act Wastes College and University Resources’

Clery Center’s Response to ‘Clery Act Wastes College and University Resources’

The previous article that criticizes the Clery Act misrepresents the purpose and function of the law’s requirements.

Read: Seattle Public Schools Closing Due to COVID-19 Outbreak

Seattle Public Schools Closing Due to COVID-19 Outbreak

The coronavirus is prompting the closure of campuses for a minimum of 14 calendar days.

Read: Campuses Cancel In-person Classes Due to COVID-19

Campuses Cancel In-person Classes Due to COVID-19

Many universities are moving their classes to online formats.

Read: Capacity Issues Could Thwart U.S. Hospital Response to COVID-19

Capacity Issues Could Thwart U.S. Hospital Response to COVID-19

The number of patients needing treatment for the coronavirus could outstrip hospital resources.

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