Emergency Preparedness

Mission

The mission of the Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) is to establish teams of local volunteer medical and public health professionals who can contribute their skills and expertise throughout the year and during times of community need.

Volunteer Opportunities

In order to volunteer, fill out the volunteer application to join the Hampshire Regional Emergency Response Team (HRERT).

Preparation Videos

The Western Massachusetts Medical Reserve Corps (WMRC) has developed a series of videos to educate about Emergency Preparedness.

Being Prepared

The Being Prepared video is an introduction to the Medical Reserve Corps program in Western Massachusetts.

Enhanced Preparedness

The Hampshire Public Health Preparedness Coalition seeks enhanced preparedness with response to public health with a combined regional training and capabilities to strengthen local communities.

Your 72 Hour Plan

Make a Your 72 Hour Plan and collect supplies to keep you and your family safe and comfortable for at least three days in your home. The video outlines the 5 Parts of a 72-Hour Plan.

Emergency Dispensing Sites

Learn how Emergency Dispensing Sites are an important part of preparation for health emergencies.

Public Service Announcement from WMMRC

View our Public Service Announcement video from the Medical Reserve Corps.