Alabama Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster releases Coronavirus guidelines

For Release: March 20, 2020

The Governor’s Office of Volunteer Services and the Alabama Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (ALVOAD) today released some guidelines to help volunteers and service organizations that may assist in relief efforts related to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the extremely contagious nature of COVID-19 and current public health measures in place, the guidelines are issued with the primary goal of protecting volunteers, clients and service agencies.

The complete guidelines are available in PDF form at www.servealabama.gov.

For more information, contact Melinda Stallworth, Coordinator, 334-242-1549 or melinda.stallworth@servealabama.gov.

Background:

The Governor’s Office of Volunteer Services works to increase an ethic of service and volunteerism in the State of Alabama, strengthen the capacity of Alabama’s faith and community-based organizations, and promote collaboration among individuals and organizations striving to meet some of the greatest needs in our state. For more information, visit www.servealabama.gov.

Alabama VOAD seeks to ensure the availability of needed resources and services and to encourage uniform, impartial provision of these resources and services. AL VOAD is established as a network for organizations who desire to work together to reduce the effects of disasters and promote the rebuilding of lives and communities after disasters. For more information, visit https://alvoad.communityos.org/cms/al/home.

The direct link to the PDF is: https://63496e27-1d8f-413d-90a9-0f70c96c173e.filesusr.com/ugd/6ae6da_17aa6ade1306442f9975778ed00f8f73.pdf



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