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Fri. Mar 20th 2020
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The Bedford County Board of Supervisors has decided to live stream the Board of Supervisors' Meeting. According to the official notice from the County Administrator, Mr. Robert Hiss: "On Mond...
Mon. Mar 16th 2020
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An EMS continuing education course is being offered on June 05-06, 2020, on neurological emergencies. This event was originally scheduled in May but has been re-scheduled. Please see the attached flye...
Thu. Feb 13th 2020
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There will be a statewide burn ban in effect, starting February 15th and in place through April 30th. No burning is permitted before 4:00 p.m. If you need to burn between 4:00-11:59 p.m, please contac...
Thu. Jan 16th 2020
Bedford County Department of Fire & Rescue is now hiring for both Advanced Life Support/Firefighters and Basic Life Support/Firefighters! Please see the attached flyer for more information and cli...
Mon. Dec 2nd 2019
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REGIONAL PRE-DISASTER MITIGATION PLAN – COMMUNITY INPUT NEEDEDHas your home, business, or community been impacted or damaged by a natural hazard? The Central Virginia Planning District Commissi...
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The Virginia Office of EMS has developed a website with real-time information for EMS providers. Please click on the picture to be linked to the site. You may also cut and paste the following address in your web browser. www.vdh.virginia.gov/emergency-medical-services/coronavirus-2019-covid-19/


 

Centra has set up a hotline for individuals inquiring about COVID-19. Members of the community can use this number to get general information about the virus, healthcare information related to COVID-19, or to find out if they should come to the hospital, if they are experiencing symptoms. The hotline number is (434) 200-1225.

 


 

VA Department of Health COVID-19 Case Tracker

 


 

We are monitoring the situation with COVID-19 and will be passing on information that relates to public safety, as well as information that impacts citizens of Bedford County. Bedford County Department of Fire & Rescue is working closely with the Bedford County Sheriff's Office and Bedford County Board of Supervisors, to ensure continuing cooperation and the ability to respond quickly to any necessary changes. We are prepared and are following all directives from local, state, and federal emergency management leaders. 


    


 

 


**ATTENTION**

Per the Virginia Department of Fire Programs (VDFP), the BPO Course is cancelled. Per the notice sent by the VDFP: "Effective immediately, all Funded and Reimbursable Classes/Courses/Sessions that are currently in-progress or beginning, up to and including April 3, 2020 have been cancelled/postponed. In addition, at this time VDFP will not be accepting any new class/course/session requests. This is to allow VDFP staff to fully gauge the impact of this action and to prepare for the future." We will be working with the VDFP to reschedule the course as soon as we are able.


Registration has opened for the VDOF Wildand Fire Academy at Longwood University, in Farmville VA. Please see the attached flyer for more information. The link will also provide information and the ability to sign up for the various classes.

https://cvent.me/gZmGow



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