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June 2022

Livestock Shelter Operations and Panel Set Up

June 4 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Napa Valley Horsemen’s Association, 1200 Foster Rd
Napa, 94558 United States

Procedures for setting up and operating emergency shelter for large animals: Bio-security, Forms, Nutrition, Intake and Discharge, Animal Identification, and more. Work gloves recommended for panel set up.  In-person pending covid restrictions.  RSVP through BetterImpact or by emailing info@napacart.org.

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Companion Animal Shelter Skills

June 4 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Napa County Animal Shelter, 942 Hartle Court
Napa, CA 94559 United States
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Companion Animal Shelter skills in person training (pending covid restrictions). Review of Intake, Biosecurity, and General Disaster Shelter Operations. There will be two shifts, roughly 12:30pm-2:00pm and 2:30pm to 4:00pm, with a limited amount of people per shift. RSVP through BetterImpact of by emailing info@napacart.org.

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Livestock Shelter Set Up & Animal Handling and First Aid

June 12 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Valley Brook Equestrian Center, 1132 El Centro Avenue
Napa, CA 94558 United States

Learn about taking vital signs (temperature, pulse and respiration rate) and general animal first aid. In-person pending covid restrictions. Work gloves recommended for panel set up. These skills will help you become a more active partner with your veterinarian, and are required for some shelter, SIP and evacuation volunteers. Those wanting to fulfill a role where you will be working hands on with animals are required to take this course, however it’s encouraged for all volunteers. RSVP through BetterImpact or…

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Personal Preparedness Community Presentation

June 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
via Zoom

Learn all the steps you can take to keep you and your family safe when preparing for an emergency. Format TBD. RSVP to info@napacart.org

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Trailer Driving Certification

June 25 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Napa Valley College, 2277 Napa-Vallejo Highway
Napa, CA United States

This class is to prepare and certify volunteers to haul animals in trailers during emergencies, as well as for all related animal transportation activities. This will be done in-person, pending Covid restrictions,  with scheduled time slots. RSVP through BetterImpact or by emailing info@napacart.org.

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July 2022

Communication/Dispatch skills day with CERT

July 9 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Napa Valley Horsemen’s Association, 1200 Foster Rd
Napa, 94558 United States

In-person training (pending Covid restrictions). Highly recommended for dispatch and evacuation volunteers, but encouraged for all volunteers to attend as radios will be widely used in various roles within Napa CART. Collaborative training with Napa CERT. RSVP through BetterImpact or by emailing info@napacart.org.

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Animal Search And Rescue (ASAR) Field Staging

July 9 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Napa Valley Horsemen’s Association, 1200 Foster Rd
Napa, 94558 United States

Learn about Animal Search And Rescue (ASAR) operations and get familiar with our ASAR trailer. In-person pending covid restrictions. RSVP through BetterImpact or by emailing info@napacart.org.

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Hotline and Forms

July 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Napa Valley Horsemen’s Association, 1200 Foster Rd
Napa, 94558 United States
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Overview of Hotline set up, procedures and forms used. In-person pending covid restrictions. RSVP through BetterImpact or by emailing info@napacart.org.

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November 2022

Take Down and Store Panels

November 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Napa Valley Horsemen’s Association, 1200 Foster Rd
Napa, 94558 United States

Breakdown panels at the NVHA livestock shelter and store them for the off-season. In-person with appropriate social distancing protocols. RSVP through BetterImpact or by emailing info@napacart.org.

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