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For additional information on the Tarrant County MRC, contact:

Monica Tipton, MRC Coordinator

Rita Brown, MRC Recruiter

Tarrant County Public Health
1101 S. Main, Ste. 2600
Fort Worth, Texas 76104
E-mail: mrc@tarrantcounty.com
Ph: (817) 321-5319
Fax: (817) 321-5446  

 

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Welcome

The Tarrant County Medical Reserve Corps (TCMRC) was created to support the existing public health infrastructure in the event of a large-scale public health emergency and other times of community need.

To be most effective during emergency response, volunteers must be organized, trained, and pre-credentialed in order to rapidly integrate into existing emergency response systems. The TCMRC provides the organizational structure needed for managing volunteer activities before, during, and immediately following a large scale public health emergency.

In the event of a large-scale public health emergency, thousands of medical and non-medical volunteers will be needed to assist with Point of Dispensing (POD) site and/or shelter operations.

Our Mission:
The mission of the TCMRC is to establish a network of local medical and non-medical volunteers who are willing to assist before, during and after a public health emergency.

Who Can Volunteer?
Anyone meeting the following criteria is eligible to apply:

  • 18 years or older
  • In good health emotional and physical health
  • Has a valid email address
  • Has a willingness to assist the residents of Tarrant County

Volunteer Commitment:

The success of the MRC is based on the availability of its volunteers to respond in a timely manner when activated. Therefore, each potential volunteer should consider their family responsibilities, work commitments and any other possible limitations prior to volunteering.

Upcoming Events

Webinar (map)
This webinar is open to current Tarrant County HOSA students and Advisors ONLY! 
Tarrant County Public Health (map)
Cultural Competence… A Journey not a Destination An introductory look at cultural competence in public health and emergency response.  Learning Objectives: Define culture Define cultural competence Understand the elements of cultural competency Identify how cultural competency can improve health communication  Identify the cultural factors that influence cross-cultural client-provider interactions List ways to develop cultural competence and to assess your own cultural compe...
Tarrant County Public Health (map)
This course is for MRC volunteers who are interested in assisting the TCPH Epidemiology with conducting contact investigations (via phone) during an outbreak or other high-peak times.  Volunteers must also complete HIPAA Compliance Training prior to assisting with epidemiology-related projects.





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