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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Monthly Report May 2021

Medical Reserve Corps

Caption for Eastern Nebraska photo: Members of the Eastern Nebraska MRC (NE) at a COVID-19 vaccination site.      

 May 2021: At a Glance


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​MRC units

​MRC volunteers

​hours devoted to COVID-19
vaccination support

1,000 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.

The MRC network remained focused on assisting with COVID-19 vaccinations in May, contributing over 40,000 volunteer hours to vaccination clinics across the country.


Pickaway County MRC

Caption for Pickaway County photo: A volunteer with the Pickaway County MRC (OH) serves as a vaccinator
at a COVID-10 vaccine clinic.

Those units contributing the most time included these:

      • The Loudoun MRC (VA)
      • The Sussex County Medical Reserve Corps (NJ)
      • The Cobb/Douglas Medical Reserve Corps (GA)
      • The Upper Merrimack Valley MRC (MA)
      • The Santa Cruz County MRC of California (CA)
      • The Martin County MRC (FL)
      • The MD Responds MRC (MD)
      • The New Castle County MRC (DE)
      • The Hunterdon County MRC (NJ)
      • The Kent County MRC (DE)


Other highlights during May included these activities:

      • The Schuyler County MRC (NY) administered COVID-19 vaccine shots to high school students.
      • Members of the Jackson County MRC (JC*MRC) (IL) received training for a program to administer COVID-19 vaccinations to homebound individuals, and the MRC of El Paso County (CO) provided vaccinations to homebound community members.
      • Spanish speaking volunteers with the OKMRC Oklahoma County MRC (OK) helped at a COVID-19 vaccination event at the Templo De Alabanza in Oklahoma.
      • The NM Integrative Wellness MRC (NM) provided dog therapy and behavioral support for residents isolating due to COVID-19 at an assisted living facility.

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  • This page last reviewed: July 12, 2021