New York State Association of Counties – The American Rescue Plan Act provides critical funding for states and localities to recover from the pandemic. IEM’s Michele Jones & James Clark discuss how ARPA funds can be utilized to reduce threats of climate change-related hazards while supporting public health expenditures in the fall issue of New York State Association of Counties News Magazine.
Cision – Participants in the Public Sector Solutions Cup were tasked with creating new solutions that support compelling and marketable use cases within the Public Sector market. The winning teams received co-marketing funds, promotion of their solution at the Appian Government conference, and promotion of their solution on the Appian AppMarket.
KALB – Free Monoclonal Antibody Infusions are available in nine locations around the state, including in Alexandria and Leesville. The Louisiana Department of Health has partnered with AshBritt-IEM Health to make the treatment free for all recipients.
Health Central – We took [the vaccine rumors] straight to Rashid Chotani, M.D., medical director and senior scientist at IEM in Morrisville, NC, and an infectious disease expert, to understand what the science says about these claims. Check out his answers, below, and watch a replay of our live Facebook event with Dr. Chotani, where we asked him all about the COVID vaccine myths… and facts.
Former Emergency Management Director for Massachusetts and Philadelphia, Samantha Phillips, joins IEM
Cision – In this new role, Ms. Phillips’ invaluable experience in public safety, strategic planning, and emergency management will strengthen and expand IEM’s capabilities to assist large metropolitan jurisdictions in their resilience and disaster response and recovery efforts.
Newest vaccine clinic on the Peninsula hopes to increase access to vaccine by breaking communication, accessibility barriers
WAVY – The race to vaccinate continues on the Virginia Peninsula with the addition of the newest community vaccine clinic in Newport News. The site, located at the Sherwood Shopping Center, 13785 Warwick Boulevard in Newport News, is run through a partnership with the Virginia Department of Health and AshBritt-IEM Health.
The Free Lance-Star – “That’s our capacity right now, but obviously, we can adjust to what the Virginia Department of Health is seeing in the community and what numbers it needs,” said Hannah Stone, a communications director with AshBritt–IEM.
Homeland Security Today – IEM, a nationally recognized emergency management and disaster recovery firm, announces the addition of Pamela Williams as the new Director of Resilience and Mitigation. Ms. Williams’ experience in mitigation, legislation, and emergency management will be pivotal in managing and expanding IEM’s contributions to resilience.
The Daily Progress – The Blue Ridge Health District is currently running a vaccination clinic inside the former J. Crew store at Fashion Square Mall. The VDH center will be managed and run by AshBritt – IEM, an emergency management contractor that has partnered with the state to help with the mass vaccination campaign.