Waynesboro Emergency Operations Center or EOC
a division of the Department of Emergency Management, is staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year by a staff of highly trained public safety dispatchers. They receive, dispatch and coordinate responses to all 911 calls for police, fire and EMS - and can, if necessary, deliver pre-arrival instructions to callers and aid them until help arrives. The Department of Emergency Management is also responsible for the coordination of Emergency Medical Services or EMS and for Emergency Management (disaster preparedness/planning, response, recovery, and mitigation) and local
Homeland Security initiatives.
|The Waynesboro Department of Emergency Management has received Accredited Emergency Medical Dispatch PSAP or Public Safety Answering Point status for the E911 Communications Center. This accreditation demonstrates the commitment and dedication of the Communications Center staff to meet high training standards and demonstrate excellence in Emergency Medical Dispatching.
Governor Kaine Recognizes Gary Critzer with Highest Emergency Medical Services Honor. Complete article can be found here.
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Winter Weather Preparedness
During 2010 the City of Waynesboro began implementation of a traffic signal preemption system. Currently over half of the signals in Waynesboro are outfitted with this equipment and crews continue to work to outfit the remaining signals. The intent of this message is to provide some basic information on traffic preemption and how it works so that motorists know what to expect and how to react when they encounter it.
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