Welcome to the Western Washington Medical Services Emergency Communications Team


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and follow the link there.
We really need more people to help fill out the rest of the year - Thank you.

Please review current announcements appearing below in this section. If there is an ongoing emergency or mobilization, current information and/or instructions will appear on this page.







Most Current MST Team Schedule:

(Last updated: 9-8-2018 - periodically updated for new content and changes)

Next WWMST Training Meetings and Current Events

Coming for December 8th meeting:

Please plan to join us for a special Annual Holiday joint meeting of the Medical Services and ACS Teams.

Special Guest speaker will be:
Andy Ruschak, KK7TR, Wireless Technology Consultant from Stantec
The topic of discussion will be: LTE (Long-term Evolution) technology and its impact on emergency communications.
This will be a broad overview, rather than a technical session, and should be very interesting.

WHEN: Saturday, Dec. 8th, 2018 - 1100-1330 hrs

WHERE: Discovery Park Environmental Learning Center
3801 Discovery Park Blvd, Seattle, 98199
(Click on link above for directional map to location)

Important Traffic Notice! - The underpass and onramp from W. Nickerson St. to 15th Ave W at the Ballard Bridge is CLOSED for construction. Take the detour from W. Nickerson St to the W. Emerson Street overpass to Gilman Ave W, and head North to W. Government Way to entrance of the park.

WHAT: Annual Meeting and Holiday celebration - Recognition of our teams' accomplishments this past year.

We hope you can join us for this fun and educational event -
we will be providing lunch

discovery park

November 17th meeting:

Damage Assessment and Working with EOCs
presented by Dave Harisiades, WA7ONH

Damage Assessment is a preliminary onsite evaluation of damage or loss caused by an accident or natural event.
Damage assessments record the extent of damage, what can be replaced, restored or salvaged. It may also estimate the time required for repair, replacement and recovery.

WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 17th, 2018 - 0900-1300 hrs

WHERE: Kaiser-Permanente Renton
Rainier Bldg.
Rm# RCR 111 / 115
2715 Naches Ave SW, Renton, WA 98057

(Click on link above for directional map to location)

Talk-In 146.42 s
Coffee and refreshments will be available

For printable flyer click here
For Facility Map click here:

From our Oct 20th meeting:

Tactical Radio Communication: Process and Procedures
presented by Carlos Smith, AA7SB

Join us for an overview of tactical and strategic best practices for intra- and interoperability.

SET Debrief: Get Ready to Rumble

presented by Carol, KG7GGC
Carol then leads us in a debrief of our Fall Simulated Emergency Test conducted Oct 6th

Followed by:
Third Quarter Board Meeting

Finally, the board meets for the third quarter. Members are welcome to attend if desired.

From our Sept 15th meeting:

Psychological First Aid
presented by Kay Koelemay, M.D., M.P.H.

Join us to become familiar with common emotional responses to disaster and trauma and to learn skills and techniques for self-care and supportive communication with victims of disaster.
Includes introduction to a practical training curriculum created by psychologists and educators affiliated with Seattle University, used to develop Health Support Teams.


Review Data from Simplex Exercise; and Briefing for Fall SET (October 6)
presented by Carol Reed, KG7GGC

We will be covering the data recieved by the excersize, and determine our next course of actions to try to fill in the communication gaps.
Then we will discuss the upcoming Fall Set on Oct 6th.

This is a very insightful description of why we do what we do:

(courtesy of MSNBC and NBC LeftField)



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