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Join the Rutland / Addison MRC for POD (Point of Distribution) set-up exercise. PODs are a mechanism for distributing medicine to those at risk during a public health emergency. Medical Reserve Corps volunteers will be activated in the event that the dozens of Points of Distribution sites across Vermont are activated. Please RSVP beforehand, Alexandra.Breyer@vermont.gov.
Vermont EMS District 6 is Seeking Actors (MRC and others) to portray victims in a Full-Scale Exercise on Friday, March 6th at the Vermont Statehouse in Montpelier.
More than 15 agencies will respond to a simulated incident to test the capabilities of local public safety agencies to manage a large-scale emergency.
The actors will serve a valuable service to the community by allowing emergency medical service and hospitals to practice treating mass casualties after such an incident. Some of the actors will be made up to simulate injuries and add to the realistic nature of the exercise.
No experience is necessary. Actors must be available from 6 a.m. until 12 p.m. on the day of the exercise. Parking and refreshments will be available. Informational briefings will be held the week prior to the exercise. Actors must be willing to be moulaged, act as if in pain, if applicable, and be willing to ride in an ambulance.
Vermont EMS District 6 covers all of Washington County and part of Orange County. This encompasses over 22 towns and 15 EMS services. District 6 is dedicated to providing the highest possible quality of pre-hospital emergency care, as well as extensive training and continuing education opportunities.
For questions, please contact Sarah Nolin at firstname.lastname@example.org or (802)503-9203.
Time: Friday, March 6th from 6:00 am to 12:00 pm
Location: The Pavilion Building, 109 State Street, Montpelier, VT
If you are able to assist for this important training, please sign up here: https://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/5416645/EMS-Full-Scale-Exercise-Actors-March-6th
Come learn about the Northwest Vermont MRC! Meet the volunteers and learn about all the great work they do.
This meeting topic will focus on Community at-risk population.
The 5th Vermont MRC State Training Summit is happening on Saturday March 28th, 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM. This is a chance for all 9 MRC units to mingle and receive a number of great trainings, as well as receive recognition awards.
Please RSVP Here, preferably by March 20th, MRC Members only.
American Red Cross will come in to offer an abridged shelter training to the Northeast Kingdom MRC. Please join us in this Great Training.
Shelter Fundamentals is a basic level course that introduces the guidelines and procedures for setting up, running and closing a shelter during a disaster. Referencing shelter checklists, participants will work on a case study that takes them through four of the six phases of the Sheltering Cycle: Opening, Organizing, Operating and Closing. Shelter Fundamentals is available in two delivery formats, instructor-led and online. Both formats cover the same content.
Come learn about the Northeast Kingdom Vermont MRC! Meet the volunteers and learn about all the great work they do.
This meeting topic will focus on Vermont’s ICS interrelationships between the SEOC/ HOC/ DOLEOC. Don’t know the acronyms, no worries you’ll be given a clear understanding at this training.
Join the Northeast Kingdom MRC for POD (Point of Distribution) Translation Material exercise. PODs are a mechanism for distributing medicine to those at risk during a public health emergency. Medical Reserve Corps volunteers will be activated in the event that the dozens of Points of Distribution sites across Vermont are activated.