Save the Date Academy May 31-June 1, 2017


VDH/VHHA  is pleased to share the following information for the 2017 Public Health & Healthcare Preparedness Academy:

·         It will be held May 31- June 1 in Fredericksburg at the Fredericksburg Expo and Conference Center.   

·         The Field Epidemiology Seminar will be on June2 at the same location. 

·         The current draft agenda can be found here:

·         The hotel is close to the conference site and information can be found here:

·         The target audience:  Representatives from hospitals, healthcare organizations and coalitions, public health, and emergency management.

·         The theme is:  "Moving Preparedness Forward" within Virginia's healthcare preparedness.


Updates will be provided on the websites ( and with additional information as plans become finalized. 


Since the event is occurring in the Northern Region, there is no need for hotel accommodations and expenses should be relatively low .  The HEMC Education work group is working to provide lunch for the event.