Welcome to the McLean County Medical Reserve Corps
The mission of the MRC is to engage volunteers to strengthen public health, emergency response and community resiliency. Within McLean County, MRC is a collaborative venture of the McLean County Health Department and the McLean County Emergency Management Agency (EMA).
The MRC is a national community-based movement that was established in July 2002 to recruit, train, and mobilize willing members of the community who have the skills, knowledge, and desire to help others in need during a disaster.
McLean County MRC volunteers with medical and non-medical backgrounds have the opportunity to partner with first responders to protect McLean County residents during public health emergencies and disasters.The role of MRC members is to:
Provide a reserve capacity at the community level to respond to local health needs and priorities,
Strengthen the community by establishing and maintaining a community-based volunteer system
Supplement emergency services when a large disaster occurs,
Utilize the expertise of various health care and support personnel who can assist the existing public health infrastructure during an emergency or disaster.
For more information on how to become a McLean County Health Department (MCHD) MRC volunteer click here.