Cleveland, OH

Lake County Medical Reserve Corps is looking for volunteers

James Stephens

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CLEVELAND, OH —The Lake County Medical Reserve Corps or MRC is a volunteer group that brings medical and non-medical professionals to support Native public health.

Volunteers are trained to provide a fast response if an emergency or disaster arises. A key function of the MRC is to supply members with specialized coaching and preparation.

  • Who is eligible to join the MRC?

We are searching for qualified volunteers who can provide essential support during emergencies, events, exercises and drills. This includes, but isn't restricted to, commissioned medical professionals, non-licensed volunteers with medical backgrounds, mental health professionals, public health professionals and emergency medical personnel.

  • What are the requirements to secure and maintain MRC membership?

Volunteers should be eighteen years or older and register for the Lake County Medical Reserve Corps by making a profile on Ohio Responds Volunteer Registry. All fields are needed to finish the profile and be eligible. The profile should have current contact data, professional license information, etc.

Volunteers must have an account with MRC Train Associate and complete an approved training before registration. They are obliged to repeat this process every three years to keep liability protection within the State of Ohio.

Volunteers who performed all these steps will receive a Lake County MRC handbook. They will have to go through a background check and complete any paperwork as required by the MRC.

To join the MRC, or for inquiries, please contact:

Tammy Spencer
MRC Program Director
Phone: (440) 251-0615
Email: tspencer@lcghd.org

Please note that email is the preferred method of communication at this time.

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