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Health Department
Health and Community Services
43525 Elizabeth Road, Mount Clemens, MI 48043
(586) 469-5235

Medical Reserve Corps


The mission of the Macomb County Health Department Medical Reserve Corps is to strengthen the community by recruiting non-medical and medical volunteers and training them to be ready and able to provide organized assistance to the Macomb County Health Department and surrounding communities in the event of a county-wide public health emergency, large-scale disaster, terrorist event or disease outbreak.


Volunteering for the MCHD-MRC may provide opportunities for:

  • Free training to prepare yourself and your family for emergencies

  • Opportunities throughout the year to support the Health Department with Youth Preparedness, flu clinics, community outreach and education

  • Involvement with community organizations such as the Homeless Coalition and Health Occupations Students of America

  • Participation in emergency drills

  • Assisting during county-wide emergencies

More Information

Application-You must be 18 years or older to apply

  • To download an application to return electronically (by email): Apply Now!

  • To download an application to return via fax or postal mail: PDF Version


Please contact the Emergency Preparedness Program Staff at 586-463-4361 or email

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Additional Opportunities

There are many other volunteer opportunities in Macomb County that be right for you. You can further help your community prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies. Everyone has something to offer. Visit the following web sites to find other volunteer opportunities near you.

  • Citizen Corps - Partner programs and affiliate organizations offer local opportunities for individuals to get involved in their community to support local emergency responders, disaster relief, and community safety.

  • Michigan Volunteer Registry - Seeks people with all skill levels and experiences. Those who register agree to be contacted should their area of expertise be needed during a natural or public health emergency or exercise. Once notified, volunteers will determine their availability to assist.

  • American Red Cross (Southeastern Michigan)

  • Civil Air Patrol - Civil Air Patrol Members are actively involved in community efforts in emergency management.

  • Corporation for National and Community Service - Join one of three major community service programs -- Senior Corps, for ages 55 and older; AmeriCorps, an opportunity to receive education awards that help finance college or pay back student loans; and Learn & Serve America, which allows children to participate in service-learning activities.

  • Senior Corps Connects people over 55 years of age with volunteer opportunities.

  • United Way for Southeastern Michigan

  • Volunteer Match - A clearinghouse of volunteer opportunities.