Step 1

Take The Health and Human Services Agency's POD Training Series

  • Class #1: Introduction to POD operations
  • Class #2: POD Command Staff
  • Class #3: POD Managers

Classes are available on-line, start with Class #1.

Step 2

Take The Incident Command System 100, 200, & 700 Courses

FEMA offers on-line versions of these courses for your convenience.

E-Mail your completion certificates to the:

Step 3

Fill In The Information Update Page

Visit the

to register your personal contact information with either County Health Agency. Be sure to check the Please contact me about site specific registration box at the bottom of the page.

Step 4

Get Practical Experience

The best way to learn is to do. Agree to Participate in at least one yearly, full scale, POD exercise.