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City tackles first responders’ opioid compassion fatigue

GCN

When physically and emotionally exhausted emergency personnel started saying, “Let them die.” Officials in Huntington, West Virginia, knew they had a problem. They also had a solution.

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NHS England scales review of critical services using AWS Well-Architected Framework

AWS Public Sector Blog

The Amazon Web Services (AWS) Well-Architected Framework is designed to help build resilient, secure, and efficient solutions. It is structured around six pillars: operational excellence, security, reliability, performance efficiency, cost optimization, and sustainability. Understanding this framework can greatly benefit AWS customers looking to enhance and refine their cloud environments.

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Passenger rail keeps chugging forward during Infrastructure Week

GCN

Efforts to expand rail have reached significant milestones in recent weeks, from construction on the Northeast Corridor to new funding on Colorado’s Front Range.

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Secure your organization’s Internet of Things devices using AWS IoT

AWS Public Sector Blog

The public sector’s use of Internet of Things (IoT) devices is steadily growing, as these organizations learn how to implement and derive value from IoT solutions. Public sector agencies and organizations deploy IoT devices in a variety of areas, such as transportation and infrastructure, crime prevention, education, and utilities and environment. For example, IoT devices with control systems help deliver power and water to citizens or detects gas leaks in pipes.

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A Guide For Everyone: Accessibility & Inclusivity Inspection Handbook

Dive into this comprehensive guide to inclusivity and accessibility! This handbook equips you with indispensable insights and practical strategies to ensure every space welcomes all. Whether you're an inspector, designer, or municipal employee, streamline compliance with regulations while fostering genuine inclusivity. From detailed checklists to case studies, we cover every aspect, empowering you to create environments that prioritize accessibility without compromising service.

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To help address teens’ mental health needs, state to launch Youth Mental Health Corps

GCN

Colorado's program will train young adults ages 18 to 24 to connect middle and high school students to needed mental health supports and resources.

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How to Prepare Your Network for IPv6

FedTech Magazine

Federal agencies must have at least 80 percent of their IP-enabled internet assets on IPv6 by Sept. 30, 2025. Nearly half of all government domains are now IPv6-enabled, according to a Commerce Department report. That positions them to take advantage of the more stable, more secure protocol, which also offers vastly more addresses than IPv4. Domains that have not yet started an update must design new network architectures to support IPv6, as well as update devices and endpoints to handle the new

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4 Ways Agencies Are Paving the Way for Generative AI

FedTech Magazine

As agencies prepare to increase adoption of generative artificial intelligence, they will need to simplify how they source, deploy and manage AI infrastructure. While evaluating generative AI’s many possibilities, agencies will likely consider a mix of cloud, edge and on-premises infrastructure. Cloud-based services for AI include Dell’s APEX for generative AI, which improves agencies’ ability to scale computing power based on real-time data use, says Paul Perez, technology senior fellow for Del

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Finding Your Calling: Exploring State of Michigan Jobs

Careers in Government

Discover rewarding career opportunities in the State of Michigan. Explore various roles and find your calling with Careers In Government. The post Finding Your Calling: Exploring State of Michigan Jobs appeared first on Careers in Government.