Introductory Course for All Volunteers

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Course Objectives

After taking this course, participants will be able to:
  • Identify different types of emergencies and disasters
  • Describe all hazards planning, the four phases of emergency preparedness, and the Incident Command System
  • Define the role of the Vermont Department of Health in emergencies and disasters
  • Describe several roles volunteers can play during public health emergencies and how you can help serve your communities in the event of an emergency
  • Begin a discussion with your loved ones about personal and family preparedness
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