Fostering Health Equity

As the Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) network gears up to offer vaccination point of dispensing (POD) sites throughout the community,...

Feb 17, 2021 | Beth Hess

  • Tools & Resources, COVID-19, Medical Reserve Corps

    COVID-19 Response Mission Sets

    Throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic, Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) units have been adapting and supporting an unprecedented number and type...

    Jan 21, 2021 | Beth Hess

  • Community Engagement, COVID-19, Medical Reserve Corps

    Combating Social Isolation

    Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) units are helping to combat social isolation virtually through call programs.

    Dec 16, 2020 | Beth Hess

  • COVID-19, Immunization, Medical Reserve Corps

    Preparing for Mass Vaccination Whatever the Weather

    While the timing of COVID-19 vaccine availability is still unknown, Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) units and health departments are...

    Nov 19, 2020 | Beth Hess

  • Funding Opportunity, Medical Reserve Corps

    Apply for NACCHO's 2021 Medical Reserve Corps Operational Readiness Awards

    Application deadline December 7, 2020.

    Oct 28, 2020 | Beth Hess

  • COVID-19, Medical Reserve Corps

    Fostering Volunteer Resiliency

    Weekly since March the Southwest Virginia Medical Reserve Corps Resiliency Team has sent unit volunteers a mental wellness tip sheet...

    Oct 28, 2020 | Beth Hess

  • Medical Reserve Corps, Opportunity

    NACCHO Accepting Applications for MRC COVID-19 Operational Readiness Awards

    Applications are open through September 22 at 8:00 pm ET for the MRC COVID-19 Operational Readiness Awards.

    Sep 09, 2020 | Beth Hess

  • Tools & Resources, Community Engagement

    Get Ready for Preparedness Month 2020!

    National Preparedness Month is also an opportunity for local health departments and Medical Reserve Corps units to raise awareness...

    Aug 14, 2020 | Beth Hess

  • COVID-19, Medical Reserve Corps

    Combating COVID-19 on Election Day

    When Virginians headed to the polls on June 23 they were met by 662 Infection Prevention Ambassadors, Medical Reserve Corp (MRC)...

    Jul 16, 2020 | Beth Hess

  • COVID-19, Health Equity & Social Justice, Medical Reserve Corps

    Fostering Health Equity

    As the Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) network gears up to offer vaccination point of dispensing (POD) sites throughout the community, units should be considering whether services are being provided equitably across the jurisdictions they serve.

    Feb 17, 2021 | Beth Hess

    Tools & Resources, COVID-19, Medical Reserve Corps

    COVID-19 Response Mission Sets

    Throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic, Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) units have been adapting and supporting an unprecedented number and type of responses. Many units are using NACCHO’s mission set template to plan and document those response types.

    Jan 21, 2021 | Beth Hess

    Community Engagement, COVID-19, Medical Reserve Corps

    Combating Social Isolation

    Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) units are helping to combat social isolation virtually through call programs.

    Dec 16, 2020 | Beth Hess

    COVID-19, Immunization, Medical Reserve Corps

    Preparing for Mass Vaccination Whatever the Weather

    While the timing of COVID-19 vaccine availability is still unknown, Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) units and health departments are practicing and planning now for its distribution—including the possibility of administration both indoors and outdoors during cold weather.

    Nov 19, 2020 | Beth Hess

    Funding Opportunity, Medical Reserve Corps

    Apply for NACCHO's 2021 Medical Reserve Corps Operational Readiness Awards

    Application deadline December 7, 2020.

    Oct 28, 2020 | Beth Hess

    COVID-19, Medical Reserve Corps

    Fostering Volunteer Resiliency

    Weekly since March the Southwest Virginia Medical Reserve Corps Resiliency Team has sent unit volunteers a mental wellness tip sheet with a focus on a particular issue.

    Oct 28, 2020 | Beth Hess

    Medical Reserve Corps, Opportunity

    NACCHO Accepting Applications for MRC COVID-19 Operational Readiness Awards

    Applications are open through September 22 at 8:00 pm ET for the MRC COVID-19 Operational Readiness Awards.

    Sep 09, 2020 | Beth Hess

    Tools & Resources, Community Engagement

    Get Ready for Preparedness Month 2020!

    National Preparedness Month is also an opportunity for local health departments and Medical Reserve Corps units to raise awareness about the importance of community disaster planning.

    Aug 14, 2020 | Beth Hess

    COVID-19, Medical Reserve Corps

    Combating COVID-19 on Election Day

    When Virginians headed to the polls on June 23 they were met by 662 Infection Prevention Ambassadors, Medical Reserve Corp (MRC) volunteers who were there to encourage, educate, and provide guidance around safe voting amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Jul 16, 2020 | Beth Hess

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