Interoperable. Interdisciplinary. Interjurisdictional.

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The Northern Virginia Emergency Response System (NVERS) supports regional collaboration and capacity building in all facets of emergency preparedness within Northern Virginia.

An emergency preparedness coalition

Set strategic goals that support a collaborative approach to emergency preparedness, operational coordination, and recovery.

Standardize processes, plans, and technology used during emergencies across the region.

Prepare responders and healthcare workers for critical incidents through training, exercises, and resource acquisition.

Provide a regional forum to solve common preparedness challenges together.

Together, we build capabilities that can’t be achieved alone.


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Our Blog News

Instructor provides guidance on completing decontamination procedures.
September 20, 2023

On September 19, 2023 NVERS provided the pilot offering of a regionally developed hospital decontamination course.

September 12, 2023

September marks the beginning of National Preparedness Month, an annual campaign that underscores the importance o

Fairfax County Board of Supervisors
February 04, 2023

On February 4, 2023 the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors issued a resolution recognizing the many partners that engaged in the COVID-19 Pandemic response.

Better together.

Through strategic planning, priority-setting, information sharing, training, exercises, equipment acquisition, and policy-making, NVERS supports a regional approach to coordinated emergency preparedness, response, mitigation, and recovery across jurisdiction and discipline boundaries.

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