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  • Northern Kentucky Medical Reserve Corps seeks new volunteers
    April 22, 2014
    EDGEWOOD, Ky. -- It times of crisis, emergency personnel can’t go it alone; they need the help of a strong community as well. That’s where the Medical Reserve Corps steps in with its citizen volunteers.
  • Fort Bend County volunteer group wins 2014 Mentor Award
    April 23, 2014
    The Fort Bend County Medical Reserve Corps (FBCMRC), a volunteer organization, was recognized nationally when they were awarded the 2014 Mentor Award.
  • Greene County to form medical reserve corps
    April 19, 2014
    CATSKILL — The Greene County Public Health Department will soon be calling on Greene residents to help the county in times of disaster with the creation of a Medical Reserve Corps.
  • Local MRC volunteer awarded, honored
    April 17, 2014
    National Volunteer Week was April 6-12 and dedicated volunteers in our community, like Mary Dixon from the Three Rivers Health District, were recognized and celebrated for their outstanding service. Each year, members of the Medical Reserve Corps are recognized for their hard work. Winners of the 2014 Division of the Civilian Volunteer Medical Reserve Corps (DCVMRC) were recently announced. The DCVMRC said these awards are their way “to formally acknowledge those who consistently go above and beyond to further the MRC mission to engage volunteers to strengthen public health, emergency response and community resiliency.”
  • Medical Reserve Corps volunteers
    April 17, 2014
    Volunteer applications are now being accepted for the Central Utah Medical Reserve Corps. This program is sponsored by the Central Utah Public Health Department and has the objective of having a Medical Reserve Corps that will cover the six-county area. MRC units train and organize medical professionals and others who volunteer for emergencies. Volunteer applications can be picked up at any CUPH office.
  • Lancaster Medical Reserve seeks new volunteers
    April 16, 2014
    The Lancaster Medical Reserve is looking for some new members who want to improve emergency preparedness, public health and safety.
  • Medical Reserve Corps Seeks Volunteers
    April 13, 2014
    Newport — The Greater Sullivan County Medical Reserve Corps is looking for volunteers. The unit, founded in 2008, has about 50 members, “which is a good start,” said Jessica Rosman, the corps’ director. But more are needed.
  • Western Mass emergency response groups participating in 6-hour drill at Mullins Center at UMass
    April 9, 2014
    AMHERST – Emergency management groups from all over Western Massachusetts will see how well they would do sheltering people in case of an emergency during a six-hour drill at the Mullins Center Thursday.
  • Harris County Medical Reserve Corps Class Being Offered In La Porte
    April 8, 2014
    During an emergency, government and non-governmental agencies rely heavily on the skill set of volunteers to provide needed services to members of the community. The Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) is a national network of volunteers committed to improving the public health, emergency response, and resiliency of their communities. In the past, MRC volunteers in Harris County have helped with anything from assisting with the City of Houston’s H1N1 Vaccination Clinic, to helping deliver Meals on Wheels to the elderly, to staffing shelters with medical needs after a hurricane. In all of those situations, volunteer medical support was desperately needed and the Medical Reserve Corps of Harris County helped fill those needs with trained volunteers.
  • Seventh Annual Women’s Wellness Event set for May 15th
    April 7, 2014
    The North Alabama Medical Reserve Corps is excited to host the 7th Annual Women’s Wellness Event in observance of Women’s Health Week.
  • Southbury group learns to treat disaster's psychological effects
    April 7, 2014
    SOUTHBURY -- Representatives from the local Medical Reserve Corps underwent disaster response training last week in New Milford.
  • Lander to conduct disaster drill test its response capabilities
    April 7, 2014
    Lander University is gearing up for another annual exercise to test its ability to respond to disasters or health emergencies on campus. The event on Thursday, April 17, will be under the direction of Lander’s Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) Activity Group, the only university-based MRC in South Carolina.
  • Marion County recruiting members for Medical Reserve Corps
    April 1, 2014
    MARION COUNTY -- The Florida Department of Health in Marion County on April 1 launched a campaign to recruit new members for the Marion County Medical Reserve Corps.

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