Will you help your community during a declared Public Health Emergency? If so, Chesprocott Health District (CHD) invites you to a volunteer orientation session at Wolcott Youth Center (48 Todd Rd) on Tuesday, September 8th, 2020 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.
The purpose of this orientation session is to inform attendees of the actions CHD staff and volunteers take to ensure the communities of Cheshire, Prospect, and Wolcott are prepared for a declared public health emergency. Public health emergencies can span a broad range of disaster situations, including natural hazards, acts of terrorism, and infectious-disease outbreaks. In the event of a Public Health Emergency that requires some form medical intervention, Chesprocott Health District and volunteers are responsible for providing medical countermeasures to the public. The September 8th volunteer orientation session will focus on the planning & activities needed to prepare volunteers for mass dispensing operations.
Chesprocott Health District and the towns of Prospect, Cheshire, and Wolcott relies on volunteers with both medical and non-medical experience – Doctors, Nurses, Emergency Medical Technicians, Pharmacists, Nurse Assistants, along with Working Professionals that have experience in public health, security, safety, technology, transportation, planning, and office administration.
If you are interested in attending the September 8th Volunteer Orientation, please RSVP by calling: (203) 272-2761. For more information, please visit CHD’s website or Facebook page at: www.chesprocott.org or https://www.facebook.com/chesprocott/.