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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about MDI SAR can be found here

Anyone interested in finding out more about MDI SAR is invited to attend a monthly business meeting.

Business meetings start at 7:00 PM on the third Tuesday of each month. Meetings typically run until about 8:00 or 8:30 PM and are followed by a short training or presentation.

Covid19 Protocols for Monthly Business Meetings

The guidelines below are for the protection of the health of individuals and to avoid having multiple team members simultaneously ill and unable to respond to call outs.

  • When “CDC Community Level” for Hancock County is low or moderate: we meet indoors
  • When “CDC Community Level” is high : we meet remotely or outdoors
  • When “CDC Transmission Level” is substantial or high: we mask when indoors
  • Wehn "CDC Transmission Level" is low or moderate : masks are optional

Masking at meetings may also be required when other respiratory pathogens (e.g., influenza) are endemic.

You can check the status of community level and transmission levels of Covid for Hancock County from the CDC website

Contact MDI SAR by email for information on joining monthly business meetings prior to being a member of the team.

The Downeast Horizons building is located at the head of the island on Route 3. Coming from Ellsworth, the Workshop is approximately 1.3 miles from the intersection of Routes 102 and 3 directly across from the Mt. Desert Narrows Camp Ground. Coming from Bar Harbor , it is the first left after the Knox Road turnoff to Town Hill.