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Volunteer Assimilation Example


This excerpt from Flagler County Health Department's emergency operations plan describes how volunteers are used in an emergency.  It provides descriptions of the agency's different sources of volunteers and describes how different groups will be incorporated into an ESF 8 response.

This excerpt was submitted as evidence for Goal 1 of a Project Public Health Ready (PPHR) application and can be used as an example by other applicants seeking PPHR recognition or by LHDs seeking to improve their level of preparedness.

Primary Toolkit:

PPHR Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Incident Command System, Planning, Project Public Health Ready, Volunteer


75,000 - 99,999

Institutional Author:

Flagler County Health Department, FL




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