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A training for First Responders: Biothreat Environmental Sample Collection for ISDH Laboratories

  • District 7-Area 30 Career Center 1 North Calbert Way, Suite A Greencastle, IN, 46135 United States (map)

Description and Goals

This training is designed for Indiana first responders on how to collect and package suspicious substances for biothreat testing using the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) Biothreat Environmental Sample Collection Kit.

The goal of this training is to provide first responders with tools to properly collect and package suspicious substances for biothreat testing using the ISDH Biothreat Environmental Sample Collection Kit.

This training will include 2.5 hours of didactic and 2.5 hours of practical, hands-on training.

Audience

This exercise is intended for Indiana HAZMAT Teams and Postal Inspectors who would respond to a potential credible threat involving suspicious substances which may contain biothreat agents.

Earlier Event: October 19
Grand Rounds-Amy Herman