Dec. 8, 2016—Being familiar with emergency response procedures for an active threat on campus is critical to the safety of campus community members and can enhance first responders’ ability to contain a threat.
Apr. 19, 2013—The Vanderbilt University Police Department has established a new unit dedicated to preparing for and managing emergency situations, such as those related to severe weather, large special events, dignitary visits and Vanderbilt sporting events and concerts.
Mar. 19, 2013—Severe weather in Nashville March 18 prompted the sounding of Metropolitan Nashville’s sirens and also prompted some questions about Vanderbilt’s notification system.
May. 27, 2011—Memorial Day weekend marks the beginning of pool season. Many parents will cover their children with sunscreen and head to the closest pool for some fun in the sun. Doctors and safety experts at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are urging parents and caregivers to pay close attention to the risks of drowning,...