If you are an actively licensed professional with a healthcare background, a public health professional, or a member of a medical disaster response team in California who would like to volunteer for disaster service, register with the DHV. The DHV is the first resource for choosing healthcare volunteers in San Joaquin County.
The CERT Program educates people about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations. Get trained to be a CERT team member for the San Joaquin County cities below.
The California Office of Emergency Services offers preparedness training programs focused on: unified response, providing easier access to information for Federal, State, Tribal and local preparedness training, strengthening preparedness, enhancing effectiveness, improving response levels, and providing viable solutions throughout California's response community.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency offers free online training for the National Incident Management System (NIMS). All operations center staff and POD managers are highly advised to take IS 100 & IS 200 at a minimum.