Framingham Medical Reserve Corps
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 medicaland 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.
Learn about what MA Responds is at their website.
Free MRC Trainings & MRC Information
Receive FEMA Training on the following topics:
Household Hazardous Materials
Livestock in Disasters
MRC Volunteer Application
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) form. Please print and return both forms. Your photograph will be taken for your badge when the completed forms are returned.
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!