The Bedford County Department of Fire & Rescue is currently hiring. Please see the announcements below and click on the one you are interested in to visit the employment page. There you will find position details and a link to the application process.
Please click on the image below to access the complete brochure. The brochure has been developed by the Virginia Department of Emergency Management and the Virginia Department of Health.
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.
Get alerted about emergencies and other important community news by signing up for our emergency alert program called ALERT BEDFORD. This system enables Bedford County to provide you with critical information quickly in a variety of situations, such as severe weather, unexpected road closures, missing persons and evacuations of buildings or neighborhoods.
You will receive time-sensitive messages wherever you specify, such as your home, mobile or business phones, email address, text messages and more. You pick where, you pick how.