Public Information Officers


Public Information Officers

   

 

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This section provides training for all Public Information Officers through the development and coordination of a wide range of training opportunities and an informative newsletter.  The section is governed by a Section Council.  If you are currently a PIO or are interested in entering the field and are on staff of a public sector agency, be it police, fire, health dept., hospital, the Red Cross or other public service agency, we encourage you to join FAPIO today!

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 Statewide Public Information Officer (PIO) Deployment Team

The Florida Association of Public Information Officers (FAPIO), a section of the Florida Fire Chiefs' Association (FFCA), has established a statewide Public Information Officer (PIO) Deployment Team that coordinates the voluntary deployment of experienced PIOs to localities that require additional public communications capability during an emergency.

 
     

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Florida's PIO Deployment Team provides support to localities that require additional public communications capability during an emergency.  The PIO Deployment Team works with local public affairs officers to provide people in the incident area with the most accurate and timely information possible. Florida's PIO Deployment Team provides support to localities that require additional public communications capability during an emergency.  The PIO Deployment Team works with local public affairs officers to provide people in the incident area with the most accurate and timely information possible.


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Document Categories

Statewide Public Officer Deployment Team

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Deployment Application and Letter.pdf View
How to Join.pdf View
Joint Information Center Guiidelines.pdf View
Statewide Public Information Officers.pdf View
Team Handbook.pdf View

Press Release Templates

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Advisories for health and safety in recovery.pdf View
As You Rebuild.pdf View
Brevard handout.pdf View
Caring for your pets after a disaster.pdf View
Chain saw safety.pdf View
Cleaning food and kitchen items.pdf View
Cleaning up mold in your home.pdf View
E coli in flood waters.pdf View
Electrical safety during cleanup.pdf View
Extreme Heat.pdf View
FAQ Traumatic events.pdf View
Generators in disaster situations.pdf View
Heart attack know the warning signs.pdf View
Heat stress in the elderly.pdf View
Helping children cope with fear and anxiety.pdf View
Home clean-up after the storm.pdf View
Information for Pet Owners.pdf View
Ladder safety protecting yourself from falls.pdf View
Mold in water-damaged buildings.pdf View
Motor vehicle safety after the storm.pdf View
Norovirus FAQ.pdf View
On camera.pdf View
Post Storm Fish Kills.pdf View
Prevent injury and illness after the storm.pdf View
Preventing Electrocutions from generators plugged into household circuits.pdf View
Protect yourself and ohters from electrical hazards.pdf View
Protect_yourself from animal and insect hazards.pdf View
Release template-Martin Co.pdf View
Risks to water supply.pdf View
Tetanus shots for those who suffer wounds.pdf View
Tips for survivors of a traumatic event.pdf View
What is a Boil Water notice.pdf View

PIO Training

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Joint Information Center Guidelines.pdf View
Regional Domestic Security Taskforce.pdf View