Entry Level: FEMA IS-700.A: NIMS, An Introduction ICS-100.A: Introduction to ICS or equivalent
First Line and Supervisors: Independent Study-IS-700.A, ICS-100.A, and ICS-200.A: Basic ICS or its equivalent
Middle Management: Strike Team Leaders, Division Supervisors, Emergency Operations Center Staff, etc.: IS-700.A, IS-800.B National Response Framework (NRF), ICS-100.A, ICS-200.A, and ICS-300
Command and General Staff: Emergency and Emergency Operations Center Manager:
IS-700.A, IS-800.B National Response Framework (NRF), ICS-100.A, ICS-200.A, ICS-300, ICS-400
Texas Homeland Security Preparedness Training Calendar
(For trainings in El Paso choose region - Rio Grande Council of Governments 8)
Class A Bio-terrorism Agents
Bio-terrorism involves the intentional or threatened use of viruses, bacteria, fungi, and toxins from living organisms to produce death or disease in humans, animals, or plants.
These are the agents of greatest concern for use in bio-terrorism.
ISOLATION AND QUARANTINE
See our Epidemiology Program page for information on disease reporting requirements and procedures.
5115 El Paso Dr.
El Paso, Texas 79905
Phone: (915) 771-1263
Fax: (915) 771-5801
Hours of Operation
Monday - Thursday
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
After Hours Emergencies: (915) 771-5810
Disease Reporting Hours: 24 hours a day / 7 days a week
Preparedness is a cross-program responsibility within the department of public health; staff in all of our programs create plans and are trained to respond to protect the community in the event of a bio-terrorist attack, infectious disease outbreak or other public health threat.