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Medical Reserve Corps Seeking Volunteers

Author: Administrative Services Staff/Thursday, April 23, 2015/Categories: Home Page, Press Release, Medical Reserve Corps, NEWS

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The Health Department maintains an active Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) which provides a readied volunteer force capable of assisting agency personnel during a public health emergency. Medical and non-medical volunteers are needed to supplement an organization which currently boasts more than 200 individuals with a variety of skill sets.

The local MRC is administered by the Health Department’s Emergency Preparedness & Response program with the help of the Will County Emergency Management Agency. MRC volunteers are encouraged to complete basic preparedness training designed to enhance their readiness in case a public health emergency occurs. Depending on the nature of the emergency, MRC volunteers would perform a wide range of activities, including: vaccine administration; medication distribution; patient education; translation services; administrative support; and data entry.

Volunteers may also represent the Health Department during public health education and prevention initiatives throughout Will County. No specific time commitment is required; each volunteer participates in MRC activities as time permits.

Call (815) 727-8802 for more information about the Will County Medical Reserve Corps. Your community needs you!

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