As we look ahead to the coming National Volunteer Week, we are simply in awe of the contributions made by Maine Responds Volunteers. Collectively, you all have been a part of the largest, most robust, volunteer engagement and deployment initiative ever undertaken utilizing Maine Responds Volunteers.
Maine Responds Volunteers:
Here's a snapshot of what YOU did!
- Over the course of the pandemic response a total of 40,840 hours of Maine Responds volunteer time has been logged. That's 6,818 shifts!
- This represents a total of $1.5 million in in-kind contributions of volunteer time supporting Maine CDC’s pandemic response.
- Maine Responds Volunteers served missions in the following fields:
- Contact Tracing and Nurse Advisement Line,
- Spiritual Care Corps and FrontLine WarmLine,
- Community-based Testing Clinics and State-run Testing Clinics,
- Federal-supported Mobile Vaccination Clinics,
- Community-based Vaccination Clinics and State-run Vaccination Clinics,
- Monoclonal Antibody Treatments
All of this would not have been possible without YOU!
The Maine Responds Emergency Health Volunteer System is the online registration system for the public health, healthcare and emergency response volunteers for the State of Maine. Maine Responds is a partnership that integrates local, regional, and statewide volunteer resources to assist our public health and healthcare systems. It is part of a national initiative to train, coordinate, and mobilize volunteers during an emergency. Maine Responds coordinates verified, pre-credentialed public health, healthcare and emergency response volunteers into a single database that can coordinate the need for volunteers across county, regional, and state lines if needed.