Tag - Critical Event Preparedness and Response

Augusta University to reopen Wednesday

Classes and student activities on all Augusta University campuses will resume on Wednesday, Sept. 13. East Georgia State College Augusta will remain closed.

Blackhawk lands at CHOG for emergency drill

If you were near the Children’s Hospital of Georgia Wednesday morning, you might have heard a lot of noise outside of the medical center. That was due to a Blackhawk landing on the...

Jaguar Nation's students, faculty, and staff are doing great things. Read about them

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Augusta University to participate in state-wide drill

Emergency personnel throughout Augusta will join Augusta University’s medical center in an emergency response exercise on Wednesday, March 29.  The mock scenario involves a hurricane that results in...

Changes announced in Public Safety, CEPaR

Jasper Cooke, formerly director of the Critical Event Preparedness and Response (CEPaR) team, has been named deputy chief. In that role, he will be directly responsible for Public Safety’s patrol...

CEPaR to hold active shooter training

Between 2014-2015, there were 40 active shooter incidents in the United States. These incidents resulted in the deaths of 231 people. Six of these shootings ended after a citizen took action...

‘Chat with the Chief’ debuting on Oct. 5

Augusta University Public Safety and the Office of Critical Events Preparedness and Response (CEPaR) will be hosting a series of open forums designed to provide information and prompt conversation on...

Emergency siren test this afternoon

Critical Event Preparedness and Response office (CEPaR) will be conducting a one minute test of the emergency outdoor siren system on Wednesday, August 10, 2016 on the Health Sciences campus. The...

CEPaR: Always be ready for severe weather

Severe weather is always a possibility in our region so to help in preparing for possible events the state of Georgia recognized Severe Weather Preparedness Week from Feb. 1 to 5. Now is as a good a...

Boil Water Message from CEPAR

The Augusta Utilities Department has experienced a brief incident of high turbidity in finished water at the Highland Avenue Water Treatment Plant.

Today: Augusta University to host emergency exercise

Hospitals throughout the Central Savannah River Area (CSRA) will join Augusta University’s medical center in an emergency response exercise on Wednesday, Feb. 17. The scenario will involve a large...

Boil Water Advisory Updates

2:21 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11 We have been given the all-clear and the water boil advisory has been lifted by the Augusta Utilities Department. We appreciate your efforts to ensure quality care and...

Emergency notification system to be tested Oct. 21

The Critical Event Preparedness and Response Department’s emergency mass notification system, GR Alert, will be tested on Oct. 21 from 3 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. CEPaR is committed to keeping the...