Become a Livingston County Volunteer Today!

Preparedness Month

Why is the MRC Needed?

  • The need for organized trained volunteers became apparent after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. 
  •  MRC volunteers support emergency relief activities 
  • After September 11t, MRC was established to provide a way to recruit, train, and activate volunteers to respond to community health needs during disasters and public health emergencies.

What Can I Do as a Volunteer?

  • Support Livingston County Department of Health  (LCDOH) clinics, such as vaccination (including rabies clinics), blood pressure, dispensing medications, and distribution of food.  Medical Reserve Corps Pyramid
  • Volunteer with our LCDOH programs including dog control, hospice, emergencies and community outreach. 
  • Assist at support services: disaster call centers, family assistance centers, and reception/evacuation centers.
  • Help the County team with health-related emergencies such as natural disasters, severe weather, hazardous conditions, and mass casualties.  
  • Provide first aid and medical support during community gatherings (such as 5Ks);
  • Help share community education and outreach at various events on emergency preparedness and other health topics.
  • Participate in free emergency preparedness and response training and exercises with County Department of Health staff.

MRC Newsletter - Edition 2, May, 2023

MRC Newsletter - Edition 1, January, 2023

MRC Newsletter - Edition 1, Year 2022


If you have any questions about the MRC program, please call the Livingston County Department of Health: 585-243-7299.