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Documents

We have a variety of documents on this site for Unit Leaders.

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General Information

Document descriptionSourceDate added
"Show Me" Communications Tool Presentation DPH7/21/2014
2017 - 2018 Grants Management Manual (Draft) DPH6/2/2017
A Guide to Operating Public Shelters in a Radiation Emergency (Feb 2015) National Center for Environmental Health3/23/2015
After action report for the MRC call-down drill completed on August 26, 2016 DPH11/22/2016
After action report for the MRC call-down drill completed on October 17, 2016 DPH11/21/2016
Assistive Technologies in Emergencies DPH7/21/2014
BP1 MRC Deliverables DPH9/12/2017
BP1 MRC Workplan Template DPH9/12/2017
Conference Archive: Being Prepared for the Unexpected: Building Resilient Communities (2016) Massachusetts Medical Society7/22/2016
Description of MassAHEC HOSA MassAHEC HOSA7/21/2014
DPH Process for Review of Applications for Federal Recognition of Massachusetts MRC Units (February 2011) DPH6/24/2015
Emergency Preparedness and Public Health Social Media Resources DPH12/20/2013
Emergency Preparedness Buddies PPT Brookline MRC7/21/2014
Exercise Notification Form (2014) DPH OPEM3/15/2016
Here are the slides from the Public Health Emergency Law Training that was presented by the CDC. CDC7/17/2015
Liability Handout for Health Care Professionals DPH12/20/2013
Liability Handout for Non-Health Care Professionals DPH12/20/2013
Local Animal Care Annex Template Barbara Legatowicz, MEMA7/21/2014
MassAHEC HOSA Chapters PPT MassAHEC HOSA7/21/2014
May 18, 2016 Event Flyer: Preparing for the Unexpected Program Massachusetts Medical Society3/11/2016
MRC Capabilities (infographic) NAACHO11/20/2015
MRC Core Competencies - Disaster Medicine and Public Health: Learning Paths DCVMRC8/17/2015
MRC Core Competencies - Disaster Medicine and Public Health: MRC Framework DCVMRC8/17/2015
MRC Snapshot (infographic) NAACHO11/20/2015
OPEM Grants Management Manual - Budget Period 5 DPH11/30/2016
Process for Volunteer Requests during a Cross-Jurisdictional Event DPH12/21/2016
Quarterly Report Template for Units DPH1/23/2015
Resource Guide: Youth Involvement in the Medical Reserve Corps (June 2009) OCVMRC7/21/2014
Summary of BP1 MRC Deliverables (July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018) DPH9/5/2017
Sustainability Survey Results (1/5/16) DPH1/6/2016
Volunteer Request Form DPH1/23/2015

Training

Document descriptionSourceDate added
Behavioral Health Tips for Responders US Department of Health and Human Services - ASPR12/3/2015
Disaster Behavioral Health US Department of Health and Human Services - ASPR12/3/2015
Guide for Massachusetts MRC Unit Leaders DPH10/8/2015
Just-in-Time Training for Flu Clinics Region 1 MRC Advisory Group7/21/2014
Post-Deployment Guide for Emergency and Disaster Response Workers US Department of Health and Human Services12/3/2015
Psychological First Aid - MRC Field Operations Guide National Child Traumatic Stress Network12/3/2015
Psychological Resilience Training Brochure Boston Medical Center7/21/2014
Training Request Form DPH9/12/2017
Workplan Development DPH1/6/2016

Event Materials

MA Responds

Document descriptionSourceDate added
2017-2018 MA Responds Training Calendar DPH7/3/2017
Appendix C change form MA Responds2/17/2015
Autumn Charge VII Webinar DPH2/1/2017
CORI Acknowledgment Form DPH11/14/2016
Description of how vaccines work. CDC7/30/2015
Frequently Asked Questions MA Responds2/17/2015
Guidance For Using Notification Features of MA Responds DPH9/28/2016
Help Videos MA Responds 2/18/2015
Learning Exercise 1 MA Reponds 2/18/2015
Learning Exercise 2 MA Responds2/18/2015
Learning Exercise 3 MA Responds2/18/2015
Learning Exercise 5 MA Responds2/18/2015
Learning Exercise 6 for MA Responds MA Responds5/22/2015
Learning Lesson 7 MA Responds 5/22/2015
List of Social Media Resources MA Responds2/18/2015
MA Responds Brochure DHP7/22/2014
MA Responds Marketing Materials Order Form Massachusetts Medical Society9/12/2017
MA Responds Participation List MA Responds2/18/2015
Mission Manager step by step guide MA Responds2/18/2015
Opt in to Receive SMS Text Messages DPH8/1/2017
Part 1 Mission Manager Training MA Responds2/18/2015
Quick Reference Guide - Messaging DPH3/21/2017
Quick Reference Guide - Organizations and Status Change DPH3/21/2017
Quick Reference Guide Administration MA Responds2/18/2015
Quick Reference Guide for the IMX Messages app DPH4/21/2017
Statewide Communications Drill Webinar (March 2015) DPH3/11/2015
This document includes the process relative to requesting marketing supplies with the MA Responds logo featured on them. MDPH7/1/2015
This document provides clarification for changes that will occur in MA Responds due to changes in browser compatibility. MA Responds12/22/2015
This form is to be completed to request supplies of MA Responds marketing material including hand sanitizer, pens, and brochures. MMS 7/1/2015
This is the current SORI/VSOS policy. MDPH5/22/2015
Webinar: How to use Mission Manager in 15 minutes DPH2/1/2017
Webinar: MA Responds Registration Steps DPH1/6/2016
Webinar: Sent Message Statistics DPH 9/15/2017

Reporting

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After Action Template for MRC Call Down Drills DPH4/3/2017
Overview of the New Activity Reporting Module DCVMRC7/15/2014

Introduction to Sheltering course

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Evaluation DPH7/8/2013
Facilitator`s Guide DPH6/28/2013
Intro to Sheltering Certificate DPH7/21/2014
Presentation DPH6/28/2013
READ First DPH6/28/2013
Resource Guide DPH6/28/2013
Scenarios DPH6/28/2013

Functional Needs and Shelter Support

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Activating Shelters and FNSS Considerations New England Regional Catastrophic Preparedness Initiative7/29/2014
Addressing the Needs New England Regional Catastrophic Preparedness Initiative7/29/2014
Americans with Disabilities Act: Compliance on Behalf of People with Access and Functional Needs Massachusetts Office on Disability7/29/2014
Client Assessment Methodologies New England Regional Catastrophic Preparedness Initiative7/29/2014
Compliant Shelter Operations New England Regional Catastrophic Preparedness Initiative7/29/2014
Effective Population-based Engagement New England Regional Catastrophic Preparedness Initiative7/29/2014
Mass Care and Shelter Coordination Plan: Local Shelter Toolkit MEMA7/29/2014
Massachusetts Statewide Mass Care and Shelter Coordination Plan MEMA7/29/2014
Transportation Decision Making New England Regional Catastrophic Preparedness Initiative7/29/2014

Unit Leader Toolbox

Document descriptionSourceDate added
Facts for National Sleep Awareness Week Sleep Foundation2/17/2015
Food Safe manual World Health Organization2/17/2015
Food Safety poster World Health Organization2/17/2015
Heart disease in the family tree means it`s time to turn over a new leaf American Heart Association1/22/2015
Hepatitis Fact Sheet CDC6/26/2015
National Wear Red Day Flyer American Heart Association1/22/2015
National Wear Red Day Poster American Heart Association1/22/2015
Nutrition Guide Academy of Nutrition 2/17/2015
Poster to help celebrate Men`s health month in June  5/22/2015
This is an adult vaccine schedule. CDC7/30/2015
This is an infographic on Hepatitis CDC6/26/2015
This link provides information and a link to the 2015 FEMA Individual and Community Preparedness Application. FEMA3/12/2015

Mini-grants (2016)

Document descriptionSourceDate added
After Action Report - Furnace Brook Middle School Emergency Shelter Training and Facility Setup Exercise Duxbury Bay Area MRC9/23/2016
Final Report - "Enhancing Community Resilience" Nonotuck MRC9/23/2016
Final Report - "Let`s Make a Plan" Franklin County MRC9/23/2016
Final Report - COGS in the Wheel: Strengthening Partnerships and Systemizing MRC Specialized Response Teams Berkshire MRC9/23/2016
Final Report - CPR/AED Certification Hilltown MRC9/23/2016
Final Report - ICS-400 Mass Task Force9/23/2016
Final Report - Member Recruitment and Retention Upper Merrimack Valley MRC9/23/2016
Final Report - Photo ID Badges Greater River Valley MRC9/23/2016
Final Report - Promotional/Marketing Campaign Norfolk County 7 MRC9/23/2016
Final Report - Shelter Activation Drill Bristol-Norfolk MRC9/23/2016
Final Report - Sheltering Drill Greater Fall River MRC 9/23/2016
Final Report - Sheltering Drill Greater New Bedford9/23/2016
Final Report - Sheltering Station Go Kits North Shore Cape Ann MRC9/23/2016
Final Report - Sheltering/Volunteer Equipment Burlington Volunteer MRC9/23/2016
Final Report - Unit Supplies NEMRC9/23/2016
Final Report - Whole Community Resilience Program Brookline MRC9/23/2016