Initial Response

  • What is the scope of the incident and the response?
  • How will it affect service delivery?
  • Where are the impacted communities?
  • What population is impacted?
  • What is the anticipated medical surge?
  • Determine communication means
  • Evaluate healthcare organization, staff and supplies
  • Healthcare facility status
  • Consider healthcare facility incident command status
  • Determine health department status
  • Identify who need to know
  • Identify resources to be deployed
  • Consider healthcare facility decompression initiatives
When: Friday, Oct 14, 2022, 10:00AM - 3:00PM

3000 North 23rd St.
Quincy , IL 62301

American Red Cross disaster shelter volunteers are trained and assigned to work in-person in a Red Cross shelter before, during or after a disaster event. Our bootcamps are a great opportunity for volunteers interested in responding to disasters both locally and nationally.

Training Courses Offered:
1. Disaster Cycle Services: An Overview (1 hour)
2. Everyone is Welcome (45 mins)
3. Shelter Fundamentals v2 (1 hour)
4. Deployment Fundamentals for Responders Traveling Away from Home (31 mins)
5. Mission Cards – Cardholder Overview (14 mins)
*NOTE: All courses above can be taken on-line if you are unable to attend in-person.

Quincy Session:


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