Animal Disease Response Training - 8/2 - Centennial, CO

The Colorado Division of Emergency Management, Colorado Department of Agriculture and Kirkwood Community College will host an "Animal Disease Response Training " (AWR 206) on August 2, 2011, from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm at the South Metro Fire Building in Centennial, CO.

Responders play a critical role in containing and recovering from an animal disease outbreak by assessing the local emergency, assisting in response efforts, coordinating resources, and assuring that all components of the response are carried out quickly and accurately to prevent further contamination. Animal Disease Response Training provides the critical information needed to minimize the affects of an outbreak on your community.

Responders to whom this course is targeted includes, but is not limited to:

  • Agriculture Producers and Workers 
  • Law Enforcement 
  • Firefighters 
  • Veterinarians and Animal Health Technicians 
  • Emergency Medical Services 
  • Emergency Management Personnel 
  • Public Health Officials 
  • Public Works Personnel 
  • Elected Officials 

Participants will learn the importance of preparing for a potential outbreak and be trained on the concepts of:

  • Biosecurity and Quarantine 
  • Personal Protective Equipment 
  • Euthanasia and Disposal 
  • Cleaning and Disinfection 
  • For additional information or to register for a class, go to

For more information contact Robyn Knappe at 720-852-6617 or at

There is no registration fee and class size is limited, so register early!