Director of Public Health
Alvaro Garza, MD, MPH
1601 E. Hazelton Ave.
Stockton, CA 95205
PO Box 2009
Stockton, CA 95201-2009
(209) 468-3411 Phone
(209) 468-3823 Fax
Places to volunteer locally
- DHV (California Disaster Healthcare Volunteers)
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.
- Red Cross (San Joaquin Chapter)
The Red Cross offers training in Health and Safety services. Trainings include First Aid, CPR, & AED. Check to see what is offered in your area.
- CERT (Community Emergency Response Team)
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.
Tracy | Manteca | Stockton
- MRC (Medical Reserve Corps)
MRC units are community based and function as a way to locally organize and utilize volunteers who want to donate their time and expertise to prepare for and respond to emergencies and promote healthy living throughout the year. MRC volunteers supplement existing emergency and public health resources. Join or lead an MRC unit today!
Volunteer Training Resources
- CalOES Training Calendar
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.