The Niagara County Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) would be activated during an emergency.  Team members are engaged in meetings, trainings and exercises throughout the year.

Activities of the MRC include:

Mass dispensing of medication/vaccination (Point of Dispensing operations)

Sheltering (to include Medical Needs Sheltering and co-location of human/animal)

Companion Animal Response Team (NC CART Brochure)

Mass Casualty

Radiological Response (Community Reception Center operations)

Maternal and Child Health Promotion

First Aid Stations at community events

Health Screening clinics (at local health fairs)

Stop the Bleed initiative 

You Are the Help Until Help Arrives 

We are continuously recruiting volunteers. For more information on volunteering with Niagara County Health Department, please contact the MRC Director, Tracy Fricano Chalmers at 716-439-7431 tracy.fricanochalmers@niagaracounty.com or the MRC Coordinator, Francisco Meza Aguero at 716-439-7436 or francisco.mezaaguero@niagaracounty.com.

Click here to sign up and become a volunteer!

New York State Volunteer Program: ServNY Registration Guidance

Check out our MRC Brochure for more details!