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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Monthly Report April 2021

Medical Reserve Corps

Members of the Montgomery County MRC (TX) celebrate a team record of 5,083 COVID-19 vaccination shots given
in one day.

 April 2021: At a Glance


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​MRC units

​MRC volunteers

​hours devoted to COVID-19
vaccination support

1,323 Reported MRC Activities


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Improved community preparedness
Participated in emergency response
Served a vulnerable population
Strengthened MRC unit
Strengthened public health
Supported non-emergency community event
Trained to improve response capability

The numbers in this chart may not equal the total number of actual activities. The number of activities
notes the number of unique entries by MRC unit leaders for the current month, but some activities have
impacts in multiple areas.

Many MRC units across the country continued their support of COVID-19 vaccinations, contributing more than 130,000 hours to nationwide vaccination efforts in April.


La Salle County MRC

A La Salle County Medical Reserve Corps (IL) volunteer assists at a COVID-19 vaccination clinic.

The units contributing the most hours included the following:

      • The Montgomery County Medical Reserve Corps (MD), which contributed over 14,500 hours to administer vaccines and provided support at multiple COVID-19 vaccination sites.

      • The Denton County Medical Reserve Corps (TX), which volunteered over 10,000 hours in support of vaccination efforts.

      • The Loudoun MRC (VA), which contributed over 5,000 hours to vaccinations.

      • The Morris County Medical Reserve Corps (NJ), which volunteered over 5,000 hours, monitoring clients post vaccination in the observation areas at the Morris County regional COVID-19 vaccination site. Non-medical volunteers also assisted in transporting clients via wheelchairs throughout the site.


In addition, each of the below units devoted over 1,000 volunteer hours to
COVID-19 vaccination efforts in April 2021:

Region 1
      • The Wachusett Medical Reserve Corps (MA)
Region 2
      • The Hunterdon County Medical Reserve Corps (NJ)
      • The Morris County Medical Reserve Corps (NJ)
Region 3
      • The Mid Ohio Valley MRC (WV)
      • The Erie Regional Medical Reserve Corps (PA)
      • The New Castle County MRC (DE)
      • The Sussex County MRC (DE)
      • The Rappahannock Medical Reserve Corps (VA)
      • The Rappahannock-Rapidan Medical Reserve Corps (VA)
Region 5
      • The Franklin County and Columbus Medical Reserve Corps (OH)
      • The McHenry County Medical Reserve Corps (IL)
      • The Washtenaw County Medical Reserve Corps (MI)
      • The Will County Health Department Medical Reserve Corps (IL)
      • The Kane County Medical Reserve Corps (IL)
      • The Union County Medical Reserve Corps (OH)
Region 6
      • The Fort Bend County Medical Reserve Corps (TX)
Region 8
      • The Medical Reserve Corps of El Paso County (CO)
Region 9
      • The Medical Reserve Corps of Southern Nevada (NV)
      • The Santa Cruz County Medical Reserve Corps of California (CA)
Region 10
      • The Snohomish County Medical Reserve Corps (WA)

Other network highlights during April included these activities:

      • The MD Responds MRC (MD) supported a COVID-19 mass vaccination event at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, MD.
      • Volunteers with the Harris County Medical Reserve Corps (TX) supported the Harris County Office of Public Health as translators at COVID-19 vaccine sites and community outreach events.
      • The Minnesota Veterinary Medical Reserve Corps (MN) and the Minnesota Board of Animal Health hosted a class in foreign animal disease response, which was attended by veterinarians, veterinary students, veterinary technicians, and emergency management staff.
      • Members of the Kent County MRC (DE), the New Castle County MRC (DE), and the Sussex County MRC (DE) assisted the Delaware Behavioral & Emotional Support Team (DE BEST) at an emergency community food distribution event. The MRC volunteers helped with operations while interacting with and identifying community members that might need BEST support.

Union County MRC

A Union County Medical Reserve Corps (OH) volunteer supports a drive-through COVID-19 vaccination site.

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  • This page last reviewed: July 12, 2021