Chamber of Commerce 2020 Impact award1.jpg The Delaware County Chamber of Commerce has chosen the Citizen Corp of Delaware County to receive the 2021 Community Impact Award. Since the beginning of the pandemic volunteers have given well over 100,000 hours of their own time to help keep the residents of our county safe. Through your efforts lives have been saved. Volunteers participated in many different types of missions including the EOC at Glen Mills Schools,…
Personnel Announcements The CCDC Leadership Team met last night, reviewed, and discussed an updated organizational structure and an updated outline of operations proposed by the CCDC Board. There is more work to be done to clarify and specifically describe the workgroup and committees, but we wanted you to know that work is in progress.…
As you might have noticed, we are posting a variety of missions this month and next that include VPOD & Pop-Up Booster Vaccinations, Food Drives, Festivals, as well as more training opportunities. The increase in VPODS is expected to continue in order to get the Boosters (and maybe the kids vaccinations as the news forecasts) distributed through the Autumn. Aston, Chester, and Yeadon are making an encore appearance and we hope you do too!!…
Come out and support the Individuals Aiding Emergencies Foundation's Phoenix Market!  It's a craft fair Sunday, October 24, from 8am-2pm.  The location is Delaware County Community College, Blue Parking Lot, S. 901 Media Line Rd., Media, PA.  IAE is one of our partner agencies who provide support for us. We're still looking for volunteers for this event as well.…
Congratulations CCDC! The Delaware County Chamber of Commerce has chosen the Citizen Corp of Delaware County to receive the 2021 Community Impact Award.  Since the beginning of the pandemic volunteers have given well over 100,000 hours of their own time to help keep the residents of our county safe. Through their efforts lives have been saved. Volunteers participated in many different types of missions including the EOC at Glen Mills Schools, our nationally recognized First Responder Refuge,…
It’s October Already!
Hey Everybody!! How are you all doing? Hope that you had a nice summer and are back to the school year in good health… It is already October! Things are starting up again as you may have noticed, and I just wanted to reach out let you know that Cathy and I are still here acting as ReDI consultants while we train others to build missions and get up to speed with our procedures and routines. We are monitoring the ReDI site,…
Everyone: As you know, the Delta variant has picked up steam, and so we are as well.   We're adding in more pop-up clinics to our usual Fall flu clinics.  In addition to community event pop-ups, Thursdays at 69th St. are back.  We're also looking at re-opening the Chester site to vaccines on certain days and we've added a PA SIIS mission at Yeadon, so there's an increased need for both medical and non-medical volunteers.…
Remembrances from The School District of Haverford Township teachers and staff. 8a8080847a2b0e94017a3ed25ef10006, a member of the CCDC Communications Work Group, is featured around 2:33
09 SEPTEMBER 2021 SAFETY MESSAGE.pdf
Citizen Corps may be called upon to help our communities since flooding is possible in our area. Take the time now to update your information in ServPA and ReDI - and please enable text messaging so we can reach you quickly!    Be aware of ReDI Missions being posted; and/or messages sent out via servPA or ReDI. If a mission is posted: Read the mission instructions carefully where to park, To Be Determined what to bring, Go Bag of clothes & supplies to last 2-3 days what to expect.…
by Ed Kline, MCM Emergency Planner, Department of Emergency Services, County of Delaware Kids and COVID. Just participated in a webinar put on by Nemours and Jefferson Health on kids returning to school. A panel of pediatricians answered questions and concerns. Here are my raw notes. Read it, don't read it. That is up to you. There is no agenda here. Covid for kids… Wear a mask over 2 years old. Kids will surprise you. Practice for short times for younger kids. Parents must be vaccinated.…
Dave Favinger, Media Borough Property Maintenance Inspector, was recognized by Borough Council for receiving the Fire Investigator of the Year Award from the International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI). https://mediaborough.us17.list-manage.com/track/click?u=3ee0d09ad34a6d94fce38684c&id=4df3139fcf&e=14eb8e5cf0 http://codelaware.galaxydigital.com/content/codelaware.galaxydigital.com/filemgr/Blog/Dave-Annie%20Favinger.…
AAR Summary Citizen Corps of Delaware County (CCDC) will be conducting an After-Action Review (AAR) with our volunteers on our Medical Countermeasures Immunization Strike Team (MCMIST) operations over three sessions this week.  Feel free to participate in any one of the sessions, there is no need to attend more that one.  We will review a timeline of our deployments, operations, training, command structure, leadership practices, system management, and all the numbers.…
PA Damage Reporter Module 301 -Quick Guide to Damage Assessment Reporting Course Description: This training session provides a review or just-in-time training for those who have previous experience in damage assessment. This course reviews these federal standards, introduces the damage assessment process and provides an overview of how this data is rapidly collected and summarized in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.…