Rhode Island EMA to hold ‘Emergency Preparedness’ conference Friday

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East Providence High School. File. (WLNE-TV)

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — The Rhode Island EMA will hold its “emergency preparedness” conference at East Providence High School Friday.

The agency will go over procedures for a few different public safety disasters, ranging from mass shootings to hurricanes.

Friday’s conference marks the first time the event has been held since 2019.

Gov. Dan McKee and East Providence Mayor Bob DaSilva will be on hand for the event, alongside officials from FEMA and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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