Public Health Emergency Volunteer Reserve
Volunteers Needed To Help During an EmergencyEvery emergency response is a coordinated effort. Officials and volunteers must work together to save lives and protect property. Emergency officials all agree volunteers are absolutely necessary in the event of an emergency.
During a public health emergency - such as a terrorist event - help might be needed at central locations. At these clinics, we may need people to:
If you would like to be an asset to your neighborhood or community in an emergency, consider joining the PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY VOLUNTEER RESERVE (PHEVR).
- Distribute information..
- Help patients complete paperwork.
- Direct traffic.
- Staff an informational hotline.
- Load and unload supplies.
- Provide child care.
- Prepare meals.
- Provide security.
- Distribute medications.
- Give vaccinations.
You do not need to be a health-care professional to join. Call your local public health office for more information. Volunteer