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Florida Medical Reserve Corps Coordinator Info

Contact the Bureau of Preparedness and Response

  •  850-245-4040

    Mailing Address

    Florida Department of Health 

    4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin A23 

    Tallahassee, FL 32399 

Florida Medical Reserve Corps Network Toolkit
A supply of resources for  Medical Reserve Corps Coordinators and Administrators of a Medical Reserve Corps Unit.

Building capacity of the Florida Medical Reserve Corps Network by sharing resources, information and best practices for improved processes/operations

Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.

Current News and Bulletins 

FEMA Distance Learning Courses Launched—The Emergency Management Institute (EMI) offers self-paced courses designed for people who have emergency management responsibilities and the general public. All are offered free-of-charge to those who qualify for enrollment. To get a complete listing of courses, click on Course List link above.

IS-244.b Developing and Managing Volunteers—This course is for emergency managers and related professionals working with all types of volunteers and coordinating with voluntary agencies. The course provides procedures and tools for building and working with voluntary organizations.

Federal Emergency Management Agency for Federal Emergency Management Agency imagery, video and audio materials that are not copyrighted.

Federal Emergency Management Agency Media Library

Information Exchange 

Office of Inspector General

Office of Inspector General Verification Search

Memorandum of Agreement—Examples of Community Partnership MOAs used by local health departments for establishing mutual assistance agreements for emergency response.

Find Medical Reserve Corp Units—Contact Information—Contact information for all Florida Medical Reserve Corps Network sites.

Organizational / Administrative Tools 

Code of Ethics and Attestation—Standards of conduct that apply to Department of Health Employees also apply to Medical Reserve Corps volunteers covered under Florida Statutes Chapter 110. Volunteers should receive a copy of this Code of Ethics. A signed attestation should be placed in the volunteer's file. This may take the place of or be used in conjunction with any locally developed  Medical Reserve Corps site Code of Conduct.

Guide to Medical Reserve Corps Unit Leader Transitions—A checklist designed to help make the transition to a new Medical Reserve Corps unit leader as smooth as possible, allowing your  Medical Reserve Corps unit to develop and grow even during the transition period.

Guide to updating the National MRC profile—Each MRC Unit is responsible for updating the Local MRC Unit's profile once every three calendar months.

Unit Activity Reporting Presentation—Provides guidance for completing the Local MRC Unit's Activity Reporting form required by the National MRC Program Office.

Recruitment / Marketing / Communication Tools 

Medical Reserve Corps Media Release—Example of the form that can be used by non-profits to obtain permission to use volunteer pictures etc.

Training Resources 

Medical Reserve Corps TRAIN—Link to the national  Medical Reserve Corps Website where you can find out about and register for "TRAIN" a learning management system with a centralized, searchable database of courses relevant to public health.

Orientation Agenda—Sample agenda for a local  Medical Reserve Corps volunteer orientation session.

Training Evaluation Samples—Sample forms that can be used to evaluate training. The first sample is designed for classroom or Web based instructional training and the second for a drill or exercise. MRCs can adapt or include additional space for comments, add training specific questions and add instructions for returning the forms.
Drill Exercise

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