Medical Reserve Corps of Boulder County 

Medical Reserve Corps of Boulder County (MRCBC)

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The mission of the Medical Reserve Corps is to engage volunteers to strengthen public health, emergency response and community resiliency.

Offer Help When Your Community Needs it Most

The Medical Reserve Corps of Boulder County (MRCBC) works to establish teams of trained, local volunteer medical, public health, and safety professionals who can contribute their skills and expertise during times of community and national need.

The Medical Reserve Corps is a national volunteer organization managed by the U.S. Office of the Surgeon General. There are 27 MRC units located throughout Colorado ready to serve their communities during times of need.

The MRCBC responded to the 2013 Boulder County flood response efforts by providing clinical and behavioral health assistance at evacuee shelters and assisted within Disaster Assistance Centers as the recovery process began.

In total, 34 MRCBC members volunteered a total of 405 hours in both response and recovery operations.

You Can Volunteer

There are current volunteer opportunities for clinical or nonclinical positions.

MRCBC volunteers currently represent various health care occupations including:

  • Physicians
  • Physicians Assistants
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Registered Nurses
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Support volunteers who do not perform medical care, but who are essential to emergency health care response.
  • Etc.

MRCBC utilizes medical and health care professionals from all health occupations, including those who are active, practicing, retired, or non-practicing.

Interested? Contact MRCBC

Medical Reserve Corps Activities

Medical Reserve Corps volunteers support public health activities in the event of disasters including floods, fires, pandemics, and other events that require an exceptional medical response.

Potential Volunteer Roles During an Emergency Include

  • Medical Screener
  • Mental Health Consultant
  • Health Educator
  • Support & Technical Staff
  • Dispensing medications or vaccines
  • Triaging & assessing affected community members
  • Assisting evacuees with medical needs
  • Supporting and supplementing hospital staff in surges and evacuations

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