Medical Reserve Corps
Volunteers Building Strong, Healthy, and Prepared Communities
The Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) is a community-based, civilian volunteer program that helps build the public health infrastructure of communities nationwide. Each MRC unit is organized and trained to address a wide range of challenges from public health education to disaster response.
In the Spotlight
NACCHO thanks all of the Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) unit leaders who participated in the 2013 Medical Reserve Corps Network Profile. This study will provide a national-level view of the MRC network, with critical information on processes, activities and successes. NACCHO will release the results of the Network Profile in March 2014. Stay tuned so you can learn more about this growing network!
NACCHO has created this resource matrix to serve as a central repository for the resources shared across the MRC network. This list contains e-learning courses, recorded and upcoming webinars, and other toolkits that are beneficial to MRC units nationwide. This list will be updated to reflect upcoming trainings and new tools, so be sure to check often for new material. More »
NACCHO's latest publication shares how local health departments can use the MRC to supplement existing medical response capabilities and public health infrastructure. This factsheet explains how to partner with local MRC units or how to start an MRC unit within your local health department.