Somerville Seeking Medical Reserve Corps Volunteers

Somerville’s Health and Human Services Department is looking for volunteers for the Medical Reserve Corps (MRC). MRC volunteers might be called on to work with City staff to keep residents safe before, during, and after emergencies and natural disasters. No medical experience is required to sign up and volunteers will get ongoing training in skills like first aid, CPR, mental health first aid, Narcan administration, and disaster preparation.

If you’re interested in signing up, there will be a registration meeting on Thursday, February 7, at 6 p.m., at the Cross Street Senior Center, 165 Broadway. Interested residents can also register online anytime at www.maresponds.org. Please contact Sara Harris at sharris@somervillema.gov or 617-625-6600 ext. 4320 for more information or with questions.

Individuals with disabilities who need auxiliary aids and services for effective communication, written materials in alternative formats, or reasonable modifications in policies and procedures, in order to access the programs and activities of the City of Somerville or to attend meetings, should contact should contact Nency Salamoun, at 617-625-6600 x2323 or NSalamoun@somervillema.gov.

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