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Pittsylvania - Danville Medical Reserve Corps (Pitt-Dan MRC) ( 1922 )

Profile:
The Pittsylvania-Danville Medical Reserve Corps (PDMRC), a part of the Pittsylvania-Danville Health District, comprised of a heavily populated area located between the Southwest MRC and the Southside MRC serves Pittsylvania County & the City of Danville, communities of 982 square miles, and a population of 106,600. PDMRC will deal with surge capacity in local disasters, including assisting with mass prophylaxis/vaccination clinics or other major public health needs. The unit will be partnered with the Red Cross, VOAD, County mental health services, OEM, Citizen Corps, and other County resources to develop a coordinated response to a disaster. This unit will be recruiting members for its MRC by making presentations and/or delivering brochures to its municipal libraries, Citizen Corps meetings, meetings of professional organizations, mailings, health fairs, and other community gatherings. The MRC volunteers will be included in exercises being planned by the County & City Health Department.

Community/Jurisdiction Served:

Virginia

Danville City , Pittsylvania County

Jurisdiction Notes :

Sponsoring Organization:
Danville Health Department

DateEstablished:
4/16/2009

Unit Information:
326 Taylor Drive
Danville, VA 24541

Contact Information:
Kim Bannister
434 Washington Street
P O Box 560
(434) 738-6815
Boydton, VA 23917

Unit Volunteers (64 Total) :
Volunteer Type Count
Physicians 0
Physician Assistants 0
Nurse Practitioners 1
Nurses 29
Pharmacists 4
Dentists 2
Veterinarians 2
Mental Health Professionals 1
EMS Professionals 3
Respiratory Therapists 1
Other Public Health/Medical 8
Non-Public Health/Non-Medical 13

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