Health district holding volunteer orientation

CHESHIRE — The Chesprocott Health District will hold a public health volunteer orientation for new public health volunteers next week.

The orientation is Nov. 13 from 6 to 7 p.m. at Cheshire High School, 525 South Main St. It’s open to the public and will focus on the activities and practices needed to prepare health district staff, partners and volunteers for public health emergency operations.

Volunteers help with local public health initiatives and respond to public health emergencies. Volunteers don’t need to have a medical background.

The health district serves the towns of Cheshire, Prospect and Wolcott. For information or to register for the orientation, call the health district at 203-272-2761.