The Island County Medical Reserve Corps (ICMRC) is a local network of volunteers organized to improve the health and safety of communities on Whidbey and Camano Island. Volunteers include medical and public health professionals as well as other community members with no prior healthcare background.
ICMRC utilizes volunteers to strengthen community health, enhance emergency response capabilities, and boost community resiliency. They prepare for and respond to natural and manmade disasters such as winter storms, flooding, earthquakes, as well as public health emergencies such as disease outbreaks. They also participate in activities that promote health and wellness throughout the county. These may include but are not limited to:
Emergency Preparedness Training
Mass Care and Sheltering Operations
Disaster Medical Support
Disaster Risk Reduction
Medical Surge Operations
Veterinary Support and Pet Preparedness
Points of Dispensing
Health Education and Promotion
Community Outreach to Vulnerable Populations
The Island County Medical Reserve Corps is actively recruiting volunteers to help in our community. Health professionals and support people are encouraged to join the MRC. Trainings are developed to help volunteers meet the current needs in the community.
MRC Worker Registration
MRC Disclosure and Authorization for Background Checks
MRC Photo Consent Form
MRC Volunteer Handbook - send
MRC@IslandCountyWA.gov to confirm you have read this document
Chest and higher photo of yourself for a MRC identification badge (passport quality is sufficient)
These courses will help you to understand the Incident Command Structure, that
MRC fits into, during a disaster:
ICS 100 - Introduction to the Incident Command System
IS 700 - Introduction to the National Incident Management System
Please ensure that you are sending your full application in- including the application, background check authorization, photo consent form, Emergency Worker Registration, and HIPAA and Blood Borne Pathogen quizzes.
Medical Reserve CorpsAttn: Island County DEMP.O. Box 5000Coupeville, WA 98239-5000