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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

Tarrant County Public Health (map)
This training is required for all Tarrant County MRC volunteers,  HIPAA Rules and Compliance training gives participants a basic orientation to the current federal law and explains who needs to comply.In this training, attendees will learn about privacy, security, breach notification and enforcement, and the general application of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) that must be adhered to by TCMRC volunteers assisting with both emergency a...
Tarrant County Public Health (map)
This training is required for all Tarrant County MRC volunteers. This training will provide participants with an overview of the MRC, volunteer roles and expectations, and Point of Dispensing operations in Tarrant County. New volunteers will complete paperwork and receive their MRC t-shirt.





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