The popup summer storms that have been affecting the Metrolina region are bound to bring their share of issues with them, including series of power outages. On Friday, July 15th, Anson County Health & Rehabilitation experienced one such outage after falling trees impacted nearby power lines. Though generator power was able to provide emergency lighting […]
Following the substantial deployment of assets and personnel to the Carolina Rebellion earlier in the month of May, the MHPC and Metrolina SMAT were requested to by Cabarrus EMS to assist with two weekends of NASCAR races to be held at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. This was the second year in a row that the […]
April allowed the MHPC staff and Metrolina SMAT volunteers to participate in a large-scale MCI Drill in conjunction with Central Piedmont Community College’s EMS Program, Charlotte Fire Department, and MEDIC. The bi-annual event was held at the Charlotte Douglas International Airport in hopes of helping seventy-five future EMT graduates gain the hands-on experience of an […]
For two weeks in April, MHPC staff member Travis Cryan, was able to take his teaching experience and help a regional partner in need. Working with CPCC, Travis was able to bring two ICS 300 courses and one ICS 400 course to the Mecklenburg County Health Department’s leadership as a part of efforts to improve […]
The beginning of May brought with it the first SMAT deployment of an already busy month. Members of the Metrolina SMAT and staff of the MHPC deployed resources and personnel to Carolina Rebellion held at the Charlotte Motor Speedway Campgrounds from May 6th through May 8th. The Carolina Rebellion was a three day concert event […]
Six Metrolina SMAT volunteers completed the Hands-On Training on Saturday, March 26th at the MHPC Warehouse. The day began with constructing the I-20 Western Shelter. Once that was completed, the team constructed the vestibule and attached it to the already standing 1935 Western Shelter. With the two tents connected and able to be functional, the […]
2015 was a fantastic year for Metrolina SMAT and it could not have happened without our wonderful volunteers!
January was a busy month for MHPC coordinator Sarah Seiler, MATRAC coordinator Mark Stepp, and volunteer Bob Yonas.
Join us for a celebration on Thursday, February 11, 2016 for our 4th Annual Metrolina SMAT Volunteer Recognition Night.