Following are links and information for the various training opportunities we have available in our area. We hope that you will check these out and take advantage of these wonderful opportunities for your members and staff.

American Red Cross: Serving Shelter Clients During COVID-19 - Serving Shelter Clients during COVID 19 - YouTube To register for shelter training, please contact Disaster Program Manager Gerald Winkel at

American Red Cross: Smoke Alarm Installation program
For information, please reach out to Disaster Program Manager Gerald Winkel,

Riverside County Department of Public Social Services (DPSS) Mass Care and Shelter training calendar - see attached
Contact Emergency Service Coordinator Marie Davis at to register

Southern California Edison (SCE) Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) Go Bags for persons with disabilities and access and functional needs
Contact or (760) 568-9301, ext. 203 for more information

Coachella Valley Disaster Preparedness Network seeks volunteers
Contact Ana Velasquez at (760) 541-6338 or Carla Sullivan-Dilly at

Cooling Centers opened in Riverside County on June 1, 2021. See attached directories and tips.
For current information on the COVID-19 pandemic, visit:
Riverside University Health System - Public Health (RUHS-PH): coronavirus (

RUHS PH COVID-19 Vaccine Dashboard:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:

Riverside County Volunteers Active in Disaster (VOAD):

The next Riverside County VOAD meeting is scheduled for Thursday, August 5, 2021, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. We hope you can join us! A meeting invitation and agenda will be sent out approximately one week prior to the meeting. Please add this meeting to your calendar. We value your attendance and participation!