New Orleans Medical Reserve Corps
The mission of the New Orleans Medical Reserve Corps (NOMRC) is to be a diverse group of committed volunteers with skills and expertise to supplement public health emergency preparedness and response efforts in New Orleans.
The NOMRC monthly newsletter gives an overview of our completed activities and the upcoming events we have scheduled. The November edition highlights our upcoming events, news about Mardigras First aid stations, Radiation Response Volunteer Corps orientation and our final outreach results.
Hurricane Season Outreach Results
In 2015, our unit received a $15,000 grant from the National Association of City and County Health Officials (NACCHO) to continue our hurricane preparedness outreach project with our partners: New Orleans Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, New Orleans EMS, Evacuteer, and the Office of Public Health. Overall results of the 2015 outreach season are below.
Over 32,000 brochures distributed
112 community partners trained at 17 training sessions
Over 3,600 individuals reached at 107 community outreach events
208 new at-risk individuals enrolled in the Special Needs Registry through 29 enrollment events
70 households reached through door to door outreach
208 hours contributed to outreach
The NOMRC attended 53 outreach events and served 76 hours