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East Central Health District MRC ( 70 )

Profile:
The East Central Health District (ECHD) Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) has been developed to assist the thirteen counties in ECHD in responding to major medical emergencies, bio-terrorist acts or other emergencies that create large numbers of victims. The Unit also supports all Public Health priorities and assists the housing organization in health education, health fairs and immunization programs. The ECHD MRC partners with other first responder agencies in the East Central Georgia area. The unit is recruiting medical and non-medical volunteers in all counties of the District. Typical activities of volunteers are participation in health fairs, flu clinics, emergency preparedness exercises and drills, and supporting other Public Health activities throughout the District.

Community/Jurisdiction Served:

Georgia

Burke County , Columbia County , Emanuel County , Glascock County , Jefferson County , Jenkins County , Lincoln County , McDuffie County , Richmond County , Screven County , Taliaferro County , Warren County , Wilkes County

Jurisdiction Notes :
These counties are in East Central Georgia (13 Counties)and consist of two urban counties and eleven rural counties.

Sponsoring Organization:
East Central Health District VI

DateEstablished:
9/30/2003

Unit Information:
1916 North Leg Road
Augusta, GA 30909
http://www.ecphd.com

Contact Information:
Preston Harpe
1916 North Leg Road
(706) 667-4276
Augusta, GA 30909

Unit Volunteers (903 Total) :
Volunteer Type Count
Physicians 11
Physician Assistants 4
Nurse Practitioners 8
Nurses 179
Pharmacists 5
Dentists 3
Veterinarians 2
Mental Health Professionals 15
EMS Professionals 4
Respiratory Therapists 4
Other Public Health/Medical 53
Non-Public Health/Non-Medical 615

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