Vermont Medical Reserve Corps Units a group of volunteers that assists the Health Department, hospitals, and emergency response
agencies in times of need, as well as support local communities with health
initiatives and disease prevention activities. They consist of both Medical and Non-Medical Volunteers who donate their time and expertise in order to ensure a safe and healthier Vermont. Watch this video
to learn about Vermont MRCs and one member's reasons for volunteering.
MRC Volunteers can in engage in the following activities...
- Medical Surge supporting hospitals when their a large influx of patients do to a disaster.
- Points of Distribution (PODs) for handing out medication and supplies in an outbreak.
- Medical Aid Shelters during public large events
- Portable Hospital Setup and Staffing
- Sheltering Operations
- Community Preparedness Outreach
- Health Initiatives
There are 8 different MRC Units across Vermont. Central
VT MRC, Chittenden County MRC, Northeast Kingdom, Northwest VT MRC, Rutland /Addison County MRC,
Southeastern VT MRC, Southwestern VT MRC, and Upper Vally MRC.
*Individuals can volunteer as often as they like or just in times of need.