Medical Reserve Corps
- 1. What is the Middletown Medical Reserve Corps?
The Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) is a community-based, civilian volunteer program committed to strengthen and support local public health infrastructure MRC volunteers assist their communities in preparing for and responding to public health emergencies. The Middletown MRC serves all of Middlesex County.
- 2. Who can volunteer for the MRC?
Anyone interested in supporting on-going public health needs and serving during times of natural or made-made emergencies and disasters can volunteer to be part of the MRC. Volunteers are active or retired medical professionals as well as non-medical personnel. They are your neighbors, friends and family members. You need not be a resident of Middlesex County or have a medical background to be a volunteer with the MRC.
- 3. What can the MRC do for you?
The MRC serves as an excellent place for networking and receiving valuable experience. MRC volunteers can utilize and improve their skills by supporting public health initiatives and preparing for community emergencies. All training and certifications are free and there is no cost for equipment.
- 4.What is my commitment as an MRC volunteer?
Preparation and practice are critical for addressing a wide range of public health challenges and responding to emergency situations. The MRC can be called into action for planned community events or during emergency situations so periodic training and regular meetings are held throughout the year.
Meetings are held on the 3rd Monday of each month from 6:30 to 8:00 PM at the South Fire District