The Collin County Medical Reserve Corps is a community oriented and community service organization. Our mission is to help Collin County in the event of a public health emergency. We also work actively in our neighborhoods and communities throughout the year in a broad range of events and trainings.
Complete the following two steps to volunteer. First, sign up with the Texas Disaster Volunteer Registry (TDVR). Next, complete the Collin County Medical Reserve Corps application.
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Fill out the MRC application
Drop off or mail the completed application to:
Collin County Medical Reserve Corps
825 North McDonald Street, Suite 130
McKinney, TX 75069
Or, fax the completed application to: 972-548-5590
In the event of a disaster, the MRC staffs 24 pre-identified point of dispensing or POD sites throughout Collin County. A POD site is a location where medications are given to the public. In an emergency, POD sites are activated, receive medication, and provide medicine to every person in the community within 48 hours of a nationally declared emergency.
Medical Reserve Corps Roles:
The MRC has positions for both medically and non-medically trained members. We need people like you for the following positions:
Drug Dispensing/Vaccine Leader
Mental Health Worker/Crisis Counselor
POD Site Director
Emergency Medical Support
The Collin County MRC prides itself on working with the community. View our
News and Events page to learn more!
In the past we have participated in these community events:
- Flu clinics
- Health and emergency preparedness fairs
- The Collin Classic Bike Race
- Radio communication contests
- The local Homeless Count
- National Clear the Shelter Day
The Collin County MRC conducts regularly scheduled training classes such as MRC Orientation, Personal Disaster Preparedness Training, and FEMA IS 100 & 700. There are many additional training opportunities and disaster drills throughout the year. All courses are free to MRC members! Visit our
News and Events page to see trainings and classes that will be held soon.
MRC Orientation - Allows new volunteers to meet each other and provides an overview of the MRC program, member roles and responsibilities, and additional training opportunities available. This is a required training for all new members.
Personal Disaster Preparedness - This course introduces the importance of personal preparedness and will teach you how to protect the health, safety, and overall well-being of yourself, your family, our team and the community.
FEMA ICS 100, 200, 700, and 800 - These courses cover the basic features of Incident Command and National Incident Management Systems used during emergencies. Visit the
FEMA website or click the links below to take these courses online.
Weapons of Mass Destruction - This course provides awareness-level training to disaster responders on hazardous materials incidents. You must complete FEMA ICS 700 prior to taking this course. Click here to take this course online.
SNS Overview - This course is an introduction to the Strategic National Stockpile (SNS), including its origin, its control, and its availability for local responders. Click here to take this course online.
Mass Prophylaxis Awareness For Public Health Emergencies - This course provides awareness-level training on the roles and responsibilities of the local public health community and its partners. It includes information on state and federal resources and how they are used by local government.
Click here to take this course online.
We also offer these training opportunities:
- Basic and Advanced Disaster Life Support
- First Aid
- HAM Radio 101
For additional information, please contact
Additional MRC Resources
National Medical Reserve Corps Website