OMAHA, Neb. — Two-day symposiums on disaster preparedness and biocontainment unit training have been scheduled at four locations around Nebraska.

The symposium topics will include climate change and infectious diseases; nightclub fire response; drones; social media in disasters; long-term care evacuation; and public health and Ebola.

Registration is required. The symposiums cost $45. Biocontainment unit training is free. Register at or call 402-552-2529 or email

The first event is set for Tuesday and Wednesday in Gering at the Gering Civic Center. The second is scheduled May 3-4 at the Holiday inn Convention Center in Kearney. The third is set for May 24-25 at the Divots Conference Center in Norfolk, and the last is scheduled for June 14-15 at the Scott Conference Center in Omaha.