Items Needed Non-Perishable Food Items Kid-friendly individual snacks, juices, waters, breakfast foods, mac and cheese boxes/cups, pasta & sauce, rice cups & boxes, canned tuna fish & chicken, soup, canned veggie & pasta, etc. Baby Items Diapers, baby wipes, baby foods & formula, baby snacks, diaper rash cream, etc. Household Supplies Paper products, cleaning wipes/sprays, dish soap, laundry detergent, pet foods, etc. Personal Care Items Deodorant, toothbrushes, toothpaste, shampoo/conditioner,…
CCDC participates in training sessions called 'Medical Countermeasures Exercises' in coordination with the Medical Counter Measures (MCM) Planning team once or twice a year. The purpose of these Exercises is to simulate a serious county situation that requires the participation of all county stakeholders and volunteers to raise their hand and say that they are available to assist with the public health emergency. Here is a little background information to explain how this works.…
Delaware County Election Help! 9988BEC8-9651-4491-8DFD-50C666241779.jpeg Friends, We have many paid and volunteer opportunities regarding the upcoming election Tuesday, May 17th, 2022 and we would love your great help again in making this election a success! You can sign up for multiple shifts (links below); however, please be mindful of the different start and stop times so we do not have gaps in coverage. You may invite your friends and family to help too!…
Since communication is effective only if we speak the same language, we want to introduce you to an acronym that may be new to you: COMEX. A COMEX, or communication exercise, is a periodic evaluation of our ability to reach volunteers in an emergency. Several times per year, we are required to demonstrate that we can connect with you via different modes, in the event that one or more fails.…
Here is our DelCART team set up at the Upper Darby Pet Expo this weekend. DelCART.JPEG
As April is National Volunteer Month, we want to take a moment to acknowledge the immeasurably valuable work you have done! We cannot thank you enough and want to let you know that your dedication is essential to our communities' resiliency and the work that we do. You have been and continue to be the hands that strengthen our communities.  Your successful contribution to the restoration of our county through volunteering in the First Responder's Refuge Center, COVID testing, VPODs, food drives,…
We wanted to let you know about two upcoming classes, which are being offered by other MRC groups.  If you take one, please let us know!  Contact Julia Borek at borekj@co.delaware.pa.us mailto:borekj@co.delaware.pa.us and we'll make sure you get credit for it. When Helping Hurts: Understanding the Impact of Compassion Fatigue This training, offered through the Allegheny County MRC, is an overview designed to bring awareness to the systematic impact of Secondary Traumatic Stress (STS),…
Dear CCDC Volunteers, Please see below the message from Shelly Lluz from the Health Department regarding the closure of the regular Tuesday and Saturday Vaccine Clinics in the county due to decrease in demand & in preparation of the official launch of the Health Department. At this time, the CCDC Volunteers are being asked to continue their Friday support of the Watkins Center Vaccine location through 4/1/2022,…
Release: March 4, 2022 Announcing the Approval of the Delaware County Health Department! Delaware County Health Department Director Melissa Lyon announced the official approval of the Delaware County Health Department at the County's Board of Health meeting on March 3. The County received the Certificate of Approval from the Pennsylvania Department of Health stating that the Delaware County Health Department is ready to exercise its powers and duties. In a letter addressed to Council,…
Safety Messages
The Vaccine Point of Dispensing (VPOD) Missions CCDC continues to support the Vaccine Point of Dispensing (VPOD) Missions in Delaware County! The Delaware County Health Department continues to be developed and new staff members are joining the team. As these new staff members are working to onboard, our volunteers are encouraged to welcome them and offer to assist them with the many Best Practices that we have learned during the past several months.…
Residential households in the U.S. can order one set of 4 free at-home tests from USPS.com http://USPS.com. Here’s what you need to know about your order: Limit of one order per residential address One order includes 4 individual rapid antigen COVID-19 tests Orders will ship free starting in late January Fill in this form with your contact and shipping information to order your tests. https://special.usps.com/testkits