Medical Reserve Corps

Newton MRC

Volunteers Building Strong, Healthy, and Prepared Communities

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It's a straightforward process to join the Newton MRC. The unit uses the statewide volunteer database, Interested volunteers should sign up there and choose the Newton MRC. Then, follow the system's directions for submitting a CORI form. Questions may be directed to unit leaders who can be reached by email at

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About Us

The Newton Medical Reserve Corps was formed in 2005. The unit is housed in the city's Health and Human Services Department, and its mission is to support the work of the department. The Newton MRC includes approximately 260 people from a variety of medical and non-medical backgrounds. The most significant volunteer opportunity is the department's substantial flu vaccination program where volunteers typically contribute 200 hours of service to assist HHS staff in vaccinating more than 6,000 Newton residents, students and employees.

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Who We Are

The Newton MRC is part of a national network of volunteers. The national MRC network comprises 989 community-based units and almost 200,000 volunteers located throughout the United States and its territories. MRC volunteers include medical and public health professionals, as well as other community members without healthcare backgrounds.

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If you would like to be a volunteer responder during a Massachusetts health-related emergency or event, you have come to the right place!

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