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Join the Northeast Kingdom MRC at their monthly meeting for a presentation on Hepatitis A. Hepatitis A is a vaccine-preventable, communicable disease of the liver.
Since 2016, more than 20 states, including New Hampshire and Massachusetts, have reported hepatitis A outbreaks. Over 22,000 cases have been reported, with a hospitalization rate near 60%. Recent outbreaks primarily affect adults and cause severe disease.
Arlington EMR Class Information:
This EMR class will meet at the Arlington Fire Station in East Arlington from 9/12/19 – 12/8/19. Contact the course coordinator Inge Luce at 802-430-4607 to register.
This course will prepare you for the National Registry Emergency Medical Responder certification exam, which will be scheduled after successful completion of this course. In addition to this certification, in order to become a State of Vermont licensed EMR, you must become affiliated with an approved EMS organization. To find the EMS agencies near you, go to the map locator at the top of this page.
Join the MRC in practicing to setup and demobilize the 20-bed portable hospital, which could be requested in an emergency for deployment. The Portable Hospital is being set-up for a Training Exercise by Porter Hospital on Friday Afternoon. Therefore volunteer assistance is needed Friday Morning to get it ready and Saturday Morning to break it down.
Friday Morning, September 13, 2019 (Set-Up) 8:30 – 1:00pm.
Saturday, September 14, 2018 (Demobilization) 8:30 – 1:00pm.
Set-up includes, unpacking the trailer, inflating tent, running electrical cords, installing HVAC units, setting up medical cots, placing sand bags. Demobilization proper dismantling of equipment and repacking of trailer.
This is a very fun hands on opportunity!
RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org