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Roanoke Alleghany MRC


Welcome to the Roanoke Alleghany Medical Reserve Corps! We hope you our site will provide you with the information you need.

If you’re new to the MRC, please take a minute to explore information About RVMRC and learn more about who we are, the area we cover, and the services we provide. We’d love to have you as a volunteer! If you’re ready to join our team, click on “Become a Volunteer” and start your journey with us today.

If you are already part of the RVMRC team, please enjoy all of the resources we have for our volunteers, including copies of current and past newsletters, as well as our calendar and information on using our popular systems: TRAIN Virginia and the Virginia Volunteer Health System.

If you have any questions, we hope you will Contact Us (link) and let us work with you. Also, don’t forget to “like” us on Facebook!

Thank you for your interest in the RVMRC!

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Why Volunteer?


You Never Know
When Your Community Might Need You.

The success of our response to a large-scale public health event, such as a pandemic or bioterrorism attack, depends on how quickly and effectively we can mobilize MRC volunteers. MRC units throughout the state actively improve and protect their community’s public health by supporting:

  • Health education and preventative health screenings.
  • Efforts to provide medical services to at-risk populations.
  • Communicable disease outbreak response.
  • Volunteer emergency preparedness training and exercises.
  • Local, state and national response to terrorism attacks and disasters; providing staffing support for medical services, emergency shelters, mental health outreach, dispensing sites for medications and vaccinations, disease investigations and environmental health efforts for food and human safety.



Last Updated: 12-17-2014

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