LLS deliver Emergency Animal Disease information session at Nana Glen Hall Coffs Coast Coffs Coast News by News Of The Area - Modern Media - August 29, 2022 Jocelyn Todd, District Vet for Grafton and Coffs Harbour Regions with North Coast Local Land Services and NSW Farmers rep, Nana Glen local, Garry Dew. NANA Glen farmers gathered on Monday evening 22 August to hear Jocelyn Todd, the District Vet for Grafton and Coffs Harbour Regions with North Coast Local Land Services (NCLLS) present an information session on preparedness, forward planning and protocols for Emergency Animal Disease (EAD). This is the latest session being shared by NCLLS in a series of free information sessions to give landholders the information needed to prepare and manage an emergency animal disease outbreak, such as foot-and-mouth disease. Advertise with News of The Area today. It’s worth it for your business. Message us. Phone us – (02) 4981 8882. Email us – firstname.lastname@example.org NSW Farmers representative Garry Dew hosted the event at Nana Glen Hall, introducing Jocelyn to the group. Mr Dew urged landowners to get educated and refresh their own biosecurity protocols. Landholders should immediately report any suspected cases to the Emergency Animal Disease Watch Hotline on 1800 675 888, or their Local Land Services District Veterinarian by calling 1300 795 299. Further, Australia has long standing arrangements in place to manage emergency animal disease outbreaks. The ‘AUSVETPLAN Foot and Mouth Disease Response Strategy’ describes the nationally agreed approach to control and eradicate FMD if it ever occurs in Australia. For more detail on how you can help keep FMD out of the country, visit www.lls.nsw.gov.au/FMD Download the AUSVETPLAN Foot and Mouth Disease Response Strategy here: https://animalhealthaustralia.com.au/download/1641/ By Andrea FERRARI A good turnout for the Emergency Animal Disease information session at Nana Glen Hall.