Pueblo D70 to improve safety with lend a hand of $1.1 million state grant

Pueblo D70 to improve safety with lend a hand of .1 million state grant

Pueblo County College District 70 has been awarded just about $1.1 million in grant budget by way of the Colorado Department of Place of origin Safety and Emergency Control (DHSEM), which might be used to improve emergency communications programs in different faculties.

Pueblo D70 was once considered one of seven college districts in Colorado to obtain budget throughout the 2022 College Get entry to for Emergency Reaction (SAFER) Grant Program, and its award might be used to improve present emergency communique programs at 16 of twenty-two faculties inside the district.

Since 2008, the district has used a public protection community of two-way radios for communique between district body of workers and emergency responders. As soon as upgraded programs are positioned into structures, SAFER budget additionally will strengthen a coaching in disaster program for district body of workers and emergency responders.

Colleges receiving upgrades to communique programs in Pueblo D70 are to be introduced someday, in step with spokesperson Lynnette Bonfiglio.