FRANKLIN COUNTY & cOLUMBUS MEDICAL RESERVE CORPS        (fc&c MRC)


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WHAT IS THE FC&C MRC PROGRAM?
The Franklin County & Columbus Medical Reserve Corps (FC&C MRC) provides medical and nonmedical volunteers to public health threats, public health emergencies, major emergencies, and disasters, when requested by local officials. 

WHO CAN BE A FC&C MRC VOLUNTEER?
Anyone can join FC&C MRC. We need both medical and non-medical volunteers.

A FC&C MRC volunteer is either:

  • A citizen or volunteer who wants to become a non-medical volunteer (non-medical professional);
  • A medical professional who is a medical, health, or a social work student or a licensed medical or health professional, or a licensed social worker who wants to become a medical volunteer.
  • View FC&C MRC Volunteer Criteria
 

WHAT ARE THE TRAINING REQUIREMENTS?
Training is required to be a FC&C MRC volunteer. Non-medical volunteers are required to take the FC&C MRC Basic Training. Medical volunteers are highly encouraged to take the basic training. Non-medical and medical volunteers are required to take the FC&C Advanced Training.

FC&C MRC BASIC TRAINING
The FC&C MRC Basic Training provides self-help medical training to volunteers such as disaster medical operations, STOP THE BLEED, CPR, First Aid, AED training and other important topics.

 

FC&C MRC ADVANCED TRAINING
The FC&C MRC Advanced Training provides systems training to volunteers such as points of dispensing, vaccination clinics, family assistance center operations, PPE donations management operations, and other important topics.

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WHAT IS THE FC&C MRC MEMBERSHIP PROCESS?

  1. Complete the online FC&C MRC Orientation
  2. Create a profile within the Ohio Responds Database at www.ohioresponds.odh.ohio.gov
    1. Disclose your full medical license within your profile if you are registering as a medical volunteer
  3. Affirm the Oath online
  4. Take the required training.

Profiles in researching status within Ohio Responds will remain in that status until all requirements are met.