Chester County Medical Reserve Corps

What is the purpose of the Chester County MRC?

The Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) is a volunteer group, consisting of medically and non-medically trained individuals that support public health operations throughout Chester County. Volunteers in the MRC serve in both clinical and non-clinical roles based off the support needs of the Chester County Health Department.

Who can volunteer with the MRC?

Anyone 18  and older who has an interest in serving their community can volunteer for the MRC. We have opportunities available for medically and non-medically trained professionals to serve.

Why should I volunteer for the MRC?

The MRC provides the following benefits: 
  • Learning opportunities and skills development.
  • Priority vaccination/medication during an emergency.
  • Free training and professional CEUs.
  • Disaster and emergency response opportunities.
  • Networking and interaction.
  • Hands-on drills and exercises.
Most of all, the MRC will provide you with a sense of pride and accomplishment by serving your community.

Who should volunteer for the MRC?

The Chester County Health Department is actively recruiting dedicated medical professionals and non-medical volunteers to join the MRC team. 

How do I sign up?

  1. Visit
  2. Click Register Now
  3. Read the registration instructions and select Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) from the dropdown box. (see diagram below)
    MRC Screenshot example

Need more information?

If you have any questions, or need further information, please email [email protected] or call 610.344.5320.

​To learn more about the history of the MRC visit: A Brief History of the Medical Reserve Corps