CLAYTON — First responders in Gloucester County can undergo free Ebola Awareness training.

Offered by the county Department of Health and the Gloucester County Emergency Medical Services, the sessions will be held at the county Government Services Building auditorium in Clayton; sessions will be 10 to 11:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 24; 3 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28; and 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29.

“The goal of this training is to provide definitive answers to questions and provide the latest information from authoritative sources on personal protective equipment and other equipment guidelines,” said Freeholder Lyman Barnes.

Plans for patient transport will be discussed, along reinforcement of the proper procedure for putting on personal protective equipment, said Deputy Freeholder Director Joe Chila. Hazardous material experts will discuss proper
decontamination of responders.

A physician expert will discuss Ebola awareness and the County’s Director of Nursing will speak about the public health aspect of the disease.

County First Responders can register by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The County’s Government Services Building is located at 1200 N. Delsea Drive, Clayton, NJ.