Medics Committee

We are a non-hierarchical, consensus-based, autonomous group. We have a wide range of experience, but come together as volunteer lay health workers to provide first aid, street medics for actions, and support the wellness of Occupy Oakland.

medics@occupyoakland.org

Street-medic live action role playing April 29 9 am to 5 pm

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Hey there! As a fun way to get ready for may day, we will host a wonderful medic l.a.r.p.ing event. This event might be more useful if you have already been a street-medic, and or you have been trained. We will not go over a whole training at this event, this is just to  practice your skills and for us to hangout and have fun! Please bring: Clothes you will get dirty in! supplies to share! A lunch or money/ebt etc to get one. friends who want to be lovely … Continued

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Wilderness First Aid for the Streets – The Holdout, Oakland – March 24 & 25, 2012 – 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM

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Where: The Holdout, 2313 San Pablo Avenue (@ 23rd Street), Oakland, CA When: March 24 & 25, 2012, 10am-8pm Cost: By donation, pay what you can. Scholarships available. No one turned away for lack of funds. Contact: WFAforthestreets@gmail.com for more information. Brought to you by the Occupy Oakland Medics Committee, this 20 hour course will cover basic patient assessment, how to recognize medical emergencies, and how to give first aid when help may be delayed. Developed for wilderness situations, this course is adapted for urban uprisings, and will include care for … Continued

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[Revising] Proposal for Finance of Occupy Oakland Medics

The Occupy Oakland Medics are in need of financial assistance. Since the lack of an Occupy Oakland home, our supplies have been dwindling. We feel it’s imperative to train new street medics so as to expand the practice into various communities. The increase in police violence has increased our need to provide mutual aid to people in the streets during actions, as well as provide aftercare. We need supplies to continue doing this work and, in order to do that, we need an allowance. We are asking for a weekly … Continued

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Occupy Oakland Medics Supply Needs

Thank you for wanting to donate. Without your generous support we would not have supplies to help empower our communities. Its been a wonderful thing to be apart of and we hope that these ties that we have help build a better beautiful world that promotes compassion, dignity and mutual aid.  We are completely free community ran first aid and wellness center. Thank you so much for supporting us! Please refrain from giving us used, opened, expired items. For our safety as a medic collective, and that of the people … Continued

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First Aid suppy needs

Hello there, thank you so much for donating items to the wonderful First Aid area. Thank you for wanting to donate. We are completely free community ran first aid and wellness center. Thank you so much for supporting us! Here is a url that gets updated daily with our supply needs to best help people around Occupy Oakland. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Rn0LC9tJoHDuMKo_HxhK37g-VsA2A2ZyL8EaWKnJ3o8/edit?hl=en_US We really need: [10/20] -bottled water -head lamps -two two person tents -two walkie-takies -Maalox (specifically maalox) -finger splints -resource info: for free medical, mental health services Please refer to the … Continued

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