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Medical Reserve Corps volunteers recognized for helping with H1N1 response.

In a natural disaster, major disease outbreak, act of bioterrorism, or other emergency, Medical Reserve Corps volunteers make a crucial difference in our ability to help people.

We need volunteers to work with us during emergencies in Clark County. As a volunteer, you will receive valuable training, participate in exercises, and be at the heart of the response. Your expertise and experience may also be valuable during non-emergencies or routine responses to public health concerns.

Who can volunteer?

  • Registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and certified nursing assistants.
  • Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians.
  • Physicians and dentists.
  • Advanced registered nurse practitioners.
  • Anyone who wants to help, including students, business professionals, retirees and others.

Non-medical volunteers

We welcome people from all backgrounds with a variety of skills, including:

  • Computer or technical skills.
  • Organizational skills.
  • Marketing and communications skills.
  • Knowledge of foreign languages.
  • An energetic commitment to helping others.

What types of emergencies can I volunteer at?

  • Fires, floods, earthquakes, and other natural disasters
  • Biological and chemical terrorism
  • Disease outbreaks and investigations such as pandemic influenza

How do I sign up?
To become a volunteer, please complete the volunteer registration (PDF) form. We need the original forms returned either by mail to PO Box 9925, Vancouver, WA 98666-8825 or they can be dropped off at our office at 1601 E Fourth Plain Blvd. Bldg 17, 3rd floor. 

For more information contact:
Region IV Public Health
Emergency Preparedness and Response
(360) 397-8485
Lianne.Martinez@clark.wa.gov

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