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Educational Messaging

Community Education and Preparedness 

The Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management is committed to providing preparedness messages and programs to the state.  These messages can be found by visiting the following sources managed by the Division:



Public Information Officer Support to Local Agencies

The Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management Public Information Officer is available to share lessons learned, lead workshops related to social media, mapping and basic public information tips.  This includes instructing the following free courses:

  • G290 Basic Public Information Officer Course
  • G291 Joint Information System/Joint Information Center Course
  • Basic Social Media (hands on) Course
  • Advanced Social Media (hands on) Course
  • Virtual Operations Support Team (VOST) Course

To request a workshop or to participate in a community public information officer meeting contact Micki Trost.  To request a G290 Basic Public Information Officer or G291 JIS/JIC Course contact the State Training Officer or view upcoming courses on the Training Announcements page.

Public Information Officer Documents and Policies

Wetmore Fire


Bioterrorism exercise

La Junta flooding


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