NEW MRC/CERT TRAINING
Medical Reserve Corps/Community Emergency Response Team Training: New class for volunteers starts January 16, 2014. Meets once a week for 10 weeks from 6-9pm on Thursday evenings. Please register with Woodford County Emergency Management. Call 859-873-3170. Pre-registration required.
The health department is is looking for individuals interested in assisting at a shelter the next time one is needed. A shelter may be opened in response to a severe weather event. Shelters have been opened after snow and ice storms in the past and remained open for up to seven (7) days. Volunteers will receive training. When a shelter is opened you will be contacted to see if you are available to help. Resgistering as a volunteer does not mean you have be be available. It adds to the list of individuals that can be contacted in time of need.
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Plan for Severe Weather Before it Happens
- Be Prepared
- Have a Plan
- Make a Kit