Education and training of first responders, clinicians, laboratorians, and other critical partners help ensure all essential personnel understand the risks associated with biological threat agents, know how to work through defined communication channels, and have prepared and drilled emergency response protocols. 

The Biodefense Laboratory assisted the Association of Public Health Laboratories with the creation of biothreat identification bench cards.

The Wadsworth Center created a template to assist laboratories in their response to occupational exposures to infectious agents.

Biodefense Newsletters

Video - Proper Use of the Biological Safety Cabinet


Video - Recognition of Biothreat Agents and Recent Brucella Exposures in New York

Available Training