Medical Reserve Corps
The Medical Reserve Corps is a nationally accredited unit of licensed and non-licensed medical personnel that support Public Health in emergencies and disasters. It consists of physicians, nurses, veterinarians, dentists, as well as non-medical volunteers. It is a great group of people wanting to help out. The Medical Reserve Corps is vastly important to Lake County.
Disaster Healthcare Volunteers
National Medical Reserve Corps
Just-In_Time Videos for Vounteers in Disaster Shelters
Click here to watch the Let’s Get Ready video.
Austere Medical Deployment Exercise
In May of 2013, two of our local MRC volunteers attended the Austere Medical Deployment exercise in Ventura California along with 4 other counties, the Emergency Medical Services Authority, the California Department of Public Health and the federal Civilian Volunteer Medical Reserve Corps.
The 2013 Summer edition of the National MRC Newsletter 'MRC In Focus', Volume 7, Issue 3, page 3 highlights this event. Click here to read this article
Click here to watch the Austere Medical Deployment video.
Happy members of the Lake County Medical Reserve Corps! This is just part of the group, we sure miss those who were not able to attend. New members are always welcome, whatever your profession or skill. When disaster strikes, YOU can make the difference! For volunteer information or questions, please contact Linda at (707)263-1090 ext. 155. http://www.healthcarevolunteers.ca.gov
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