Middletown Medical Reserve Corps
What is the local 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.
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 medical background to be a volunteer with the MRC.
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.
What is my commitment as an MRC volunteer?
Preparation and practice is 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 trainings and regular meetings are held throughout the year. Upcoming meetings are as follows:
April 17, 2017
May 15, 2017
June 19, 2017
October 16, 2017
November 20, 2017
December 18, 2017
January 22, 2018
February 26, 2018
March 19, 2018
How do I volunteer for the Middletown MRC?
Complete the MRC Application Form below. Once approved, you will receive orientation and be able to participate in trainings, exercises, meetings and events.
Download an MRC Application Form
For more information or any questions contact Janet Leonardi, MRC Coordinator Phone: 860.638.4976