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March 29, 2017        Print version

MRC Offers Orientation for New Members on April 12th

Poughkeepsie...The Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) of Dutchess County will offer a program to orient new members on Wednesday, April 12, at 3 p.m., at the Dutchess County Department of Emergency Response, 392 Creek Road in Poughkeepsie. The training is free, but online registration prior to the event is required.

The MRC of Dutchess County is comprised of both healthcare and non-healthcare volunteers as part of a national network of more than 200,000 volunteers dedicated to supporting public health infrastructure as well as disaster preparedness and response in their communities. Both medical professionals and non-medical volunteers are needed.

To register to join, you must first sign up through the New York State ServNY volunteer website. Once you receive your username and password, sign back into the system, choose “profile,” and pick the MRC of Dutchess County as the place you would like to volunteer.

For more information about the Medical Reserve Corps, or for help with registering, please contact MRC Coordinator Joe Ryan at (845) 486-2493 or For more information on upcoming trainings, visit




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A. K. Vaidian, MD, MPH,Commissioner of Behavioral & Community Health A. K. Vaidian, MD, MPH
Commissioner of Behavioral & Community Health
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