Medical Reserve Corps Region 4A
Current Events for Framingham MRC
The Second Thursday of each month through the summer, the MRC will have a tent at the Framingham Farmers Market! helpful information on sun safe behavior, tick and mosquito information, heart health and more!
Thursday August 18th, 2016 11:00 am - 2:00 pm Farmers Market
Thursday September 8th, 2016 11:00 am - 2:00 pm Farmers Market
Thursday September 8th, 2016 Executive Committee Meeting 5:30 - 8:00 pm
Thursday September 15th, 2016 11:00 am - 2:00 pm Farmers Market
Thursday September 29th, 2016 11:00 am - 4:00 pm Staging for Operation Stand Down with MAPHN
Friday September 30th, 2016 7:00 am - 2:00 pm Operation Stand Down. Registration required at www.maphn.org (and for more information on the event)
Wednesday October 12th, 2016 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Flu Update and Training TENTATIVE
Saturday October 15th, 2016 10:00 am - 2:00 pm Town Wide Flu Clinic TENTATIVE
Thursday October 20th, 2016 at 10:20 am Shake Out Drill
Saturday October 22nd, 2016 9:00 am - 1:30 pm Flu Clinic / Senior Health Fair
Saturday October 22nd, 2016 10:00 am - 2:00 pm National Drug Take Back Day Framingham PD
The Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) is a national network of local groups of volunteers committed to improving the health, safety and resiliency of their communities. Volunteers include medical and nonmedical individuals. Please consider joining the Framingham MRC and helping to make Framingham a safer and more prepared community. Call the Board of Health at 508-532-5472 for more information.
Volunteer Liability Protections
For MRC Medical Volunteers
For MRC Non-Medical Volunteers
Learn about what MA Responds is at their website.
Free MRC Trainings & MRC Information
Receive FEMA Training on the following topics:
- Diversity Awareness
- Household Hazardous Materials
- Livestock in Disasters
The application can be mailed, emailed, or dropped off at the Framingham Board of Health. The law requires that all MRC Volunteers also sign a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) and Sex Offender Record Information (SORI) form. Please print and return both forms. Your photograph will be taken for your badge when the completed forms are returned. Effective July 1st, 2016: all volunteers will be required to set up a Volunteer Profile in Ma. Responds.
Get Ready for Home Emergencies
Only 7% of Americans are adequately prepared for an emergency. Natural disasters, disease outbreaks and other hazards can occur at any time. September is National Get Ready Month. Have a "texting drill", to help get ready. For more info on getting ready for emergencies go to the American Public Health Association's website.
Preparedness for Kids
Sesame Workshop, along with its project partners, has created Let’s Get Ready! A video about planning together for emergencies with tips, activities, and other easy tools to help the whole family prepare for emergencies!