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Volunteer Opportunities at CCBOH


Public Health Volunteer Initiative Program

 

Public Health Volunteer Initiative Program (PHVIP)

PHVIP

Volunteers of all skill levels and backgrounds are needed during an emergency response. Clayton County residents can assist in a wide variety of tasks that include data entry, serving meals to shelter residents, or providing medical care. Whether you are a licensed and certified provider, an administrative specialist, a retired professional, or someone who wants to help the community in a disaster, WE NEED YOU!

PHVIP Application

Check out our brochure

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Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities
-   Public Health Emergency Hotline Exercise:  July 15 (Time: TBD)
-   Back-to-School Vaccination Campaign: July 15 through August 15
-   Drive Thru POD Table-Top Exercise:  August 10 (9:30 to Noon)
To participate, PHVIP volunteers should contact the Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response at 678-610-7467 or 678-610-7471
 
 PHVIP Training Courses Now Available!

In order to serve as a public health volunteer, PHVIP applicants are required to take a one-time, 4.5-hour training course that orients volunteers to the program and explains the roles and responsibilities of public health officials during an emergency or disaster. The PHVIP Orientation Class is offered on the second Saturday of the month at the CCBOH Annex Facility (685 Forest Parkway Forest, GA 30297) unless otherwise advertised.

To take the orientation class, please fill out and return the PHVIP Training Course Registration Form.

For additional information about the PHVIP, call (678) 610-7468.

 

 

 

 Clayton County Board of Health

Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response

685 Forest Parkway, Forest Park, GA 30297

Phone: (678) 610-7468 | Cell: (404) 427-6276 | Fax: (678) 603-4874

E-Mail: Stacy.Tolbert@dph.ga.gov

 

 

 

 

Clayton County Medical Reserve Corps (CCMRC) 

The Clayton County Medical Reserve Corps (CCMRC), led by the Clayton County Board of Health, is part of a national network of locally-based volunteer groups. These groups help build strong, healthy, and prepared communities by:

CCMRC• Supporting local emergency response efforts
• Preparing the community for emergencies
• Participating in ongoing public health activities
• Caring for individuals with medical needs in emergency shelters
• Distributing medication during disease outbreaks
• Providing disaster mental health services
• Assisting in pandemic influenza planning
• Providing medical screenings and immunizations
• Providing health education
• Coordinating community preparedness activities

In the case of a disaster or public health emergency, local emergency response resources may become quickly overwhelmed. Experience has proven that volunteers who have been pre-identified, pre-credentialed, and trained are more easily integrated into emergency response efforts. The CCMRC organizes and utilizes public health, medical, and non-credentialed medical volunteers BEFORE disaster strikes, so the community is ready when events occur. In an emergency, CCMRC volunteers may assist public health officials with distributing medications, caring for people with medical needs, or supporting local hospitals, health departments and other emergency response partners.

To become a member of the Clayton County Medical Reserve Corps (CCMRC), please fill out our application.

Click here to view the CCMRC brochure. For more information about the CCMRC, contact CCMRC Coordinator Beverly Lester at (678) 610-7246 or beverly.lester@dph.ga.gov.

 

ADDITIONAL VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

SERVGA is a State of Georgia based registry that provides volunteer

ServGAopportunities and integrates local, regional, and statewide volunteer programs to assist emergency response and public safety organizations during a disaster. It is part of a national initiative to coordinate and mobilize volunteers to respond to all types of emergencies.


Ready Clayton County
is a partnership between public health, public safety, and emergency preparedness organizations throughout Clayton County. Ready Clayton County enhances community resilience by providing training and volunteer opportunities. Please see this flier to see how you can get involved.

www.ReadyClayton.com

 

For information about joining CERT contact Beth Durmire at (770) 478-8271.

 

 Clayton County Board of Health
Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response
685 Forest Parkway, Forest Park, GA 30297
Phone: (678) 610-7446 |  Cell:  (678) 794-1259 | Fax: (770) 603-4875
E-mail: beverly.lester@dph.ga.gov