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FOR PLANNING PURPOSES:

April 20, 2022

Media Contact for the County of Bergen

Contact: Derek Sands

Phone: 201.250.6080         E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

MEDIA ADVISORY – HACKENSACK – THURSDAY

Bergen County OEM to Distribute Rescue Response Equipment to Fire and EMS Departments

What:  Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco, the Board of County Commissioners, and the Bergen County Office of Emergency Management will distribute rescue response protective equipment to local career fire and EMS departments on Thursday, April 21 at the Hackensack Fire Department Headquarters. The protective equipment, which includes ballistic resistant vests and helmets, is being provided by Bergen County’s Office of Emergency Management through NJ State Homeland Security Grant funding in effort to ensure career fire and EMS departments have the tools necessary when responding to current threat environments such as active shooter, small improvised explosive devices, vehicle ramming, or other mass casualty incidents.

Where:  Hackensack Fire Department Headquarters, 205 State St, Hackensack, NJ 07601

When:  Thursday, April 21 at 1:30 p.m.

Who:

  • Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco
  • Members of the Bergen County Board of County Commissioners
  • Bergen County Office of Emergency Management
  • Representatives from the Hackensack, Teaneck, Englewood, Cresskill and Ridgewood Fire Departments
  • Representatives from EMS Departments at Hackensack Meridian Medical Center, Holy Name Medical Center, Englewood Hospital, and Valley Health System

Media: Open

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