Tue, May 12, 2020 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT
Tue, Jul 14, 2020 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT
Tue, Sep 8, 2020 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT
As the 911 industry works to improve GIS data for the transition to NG911, other benefits include accurate COVID-19-related data. Join the Maryland Department of Information Technology Geographic Information Office, the Maryland Emergency Management Agency and the Maryland Department of Health to learn how they strive to maintain and improve access to accurate and timely data related to COVID-19 in Maryland.
The second topic addresses challenges individuals with limited English proficiency may experience in emergency situations when communicating with public safety officials. As Text-to-911 becomes common across the nation, public safety telecommunicators will receive more non-English texts, resulting in increased needs for translation services.