DELTA EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAM

The FAAC Delta Emergency Response Team (ERT) mission is to align with the mission and vision of the National Program Planning & Development Committee, Emergency Response Team Subcommittee to achieve sound preparedness planning and practices by developing guidelines and references necessary to aid chapter members in their individual and collective preparation, in order to receive expeditious and swift restoration following a disaster.

FAAC Delta ERT will provide and assist chapter members with:

  • Solid preparedness planning for emergency situations;

  • Emergency Readiness & Preparedness guidance, information and tools; and

  • Pertinent COVID-19 related information for the safety and health of our membership, her families, and the community.

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INFORMATION

The FAAC Delta Emergency Response Team (ERT) mission is to align with the mission and vision of the National Program Planning & Development Committee, Emergency Response Team Subcommittee to achieve sound preparedness planning and practices by developing guidelines and references necessary to aid chapter members in their individual and collective preparation, in order to receive expeditious and swift restoration following a disaster.

FAAC Delta ERT will provide and assist chapter members with:

·         Solid preparedness planning for emergency situations;

·         Emergency Readiness & Preparedness guidance, information and tools; and

·         Pertinent COVID-19 related information for the safety and health of our membership, her families, and the community.

CARBON MONOXIDE SAFETY

SMOKE DETECTOR INFORMATION

DISASTER SUPPLY
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COVID-19
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NEWS AND IMPORTANT UPDATES

COVID-19 DELTA VARIANT

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/variants/delta-variant.html

 

1. The Delta variant is more contagious

2. Some data suggest the Delta variant might cause more severe illness than previous strains in unvaccinated persons

3. Unvaccinated people remain the greatest concern

4. Fully vaccinated people with Delta variant breakthrough infections can spread the virus to others. However, vaccinated people appear to be infectious for a shorter period

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VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH ANNOUNCES SIGNIFICANT INCREASES IN DELTA VARIANT IN VIRGINIA

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 6, 2021

Media Contact: Logan Anderson, logan.anderson@vdh.virginia.gov

VDH advises Virginians to: 

  • wear a mask in indoor settings even if you are vaccinated,

  • get fully vaccinated, 

  • stay at least six feet from others outside of your household, 

  • avoid crowds and poorly ventilated spaces, 

  • wash your hands often 

  • stay home if you are infected with COVID-19, and

  • stay separate from others and get tested if you have had close contact with someone with COVID-19. 

5 Things To Know About the Delta Variant

https://www.yalemedicine.org/news/5-things-to-know-delta-variant-covid

1. Delta is more contagious than the other virus strains.

2. Unvaccinated people are at risk.

3. Delta could lead to 'hyperlocal outbreaks.'

4. There is still more to learn about Delta.

5. Vaccination is the best protection against Delta.

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC: Why is Delta more infectious and deadly? New research holds answers.
 

Why is Delta more infectious and deadly? New research holds answers.


Studies show that Delta replicates more quickly and generates more virus particles than other variants, but vaccines still protect against serious infections. Read in National Geographic: https://apple.news/AAUQILvmUTleJB-iHYr3BIQ

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