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Central Georgia Medical Reserve Corps

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MedReserveCorp_Left_Chest_2The Central Georgia Medical Reserve Corps (CGMRC) was founded to enhance the emergency capabilities of Central Georgia through the advanced registration, organization, and training of volunteer health professionals. The mission of the CGMRC is to assist and supplement Central Georgia communities with health care volunteers in response to situations that overwhelm available resources. The CGMRC covers thirteen counties in Central Georgia: Baldwin, Bibb, Crawford, Hancock, Houston, Jasper, Jones, Monroe, Peach, Putnam, Twiggs, Washington and Wilkinson.

The Medical Reserve Corps Program, sponsored by the Office of the Surgeon General, was launched in 2002, and now has over 700 local units throughout the United States and the Pacific. It is a partner program with Citizen Corps, a national network of volunteers dedicated to ensuring hometown security. Citizen Corps, along with AmeriCorps, Senior Corps, and the Peace Corps are part of the President’s USA Freedom Corps, which promotes volunteerism and service nationwide.

The CGMRC is now recruiting practicing, retired, or otherwise employed medical, nursing, allied health, dental, public health, mental health and veterinary medicine volunteers, as well as non-health care volunteers wishing to serve in specific support roles. For more information about the CGMRC, click on any of the links at the bottom of the page. Click here for information on how to join.

For more information, please contact the Central Georgia Medical Reserve Corps Coordinator via email at dfluitt@dhr.state.ga.us or by phone at 478-207-1411.

Click any of the links below for more information:
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Volunteer Handbook
Emergency Preparedness for Special Needs

More information on the Medical Reserve Corps can be found at the Medical Reserve Corps Website.

Join the Central Georgia Medical Reserve Corps

The Central Georgia Medical Reserve Corps is now recruiting medical, nursing, allied health, dental, public health, mental health and veterinary medicine volunteers, as well as non-health care volunteers wishing to serve in specific support roles. Please consider joining today! Volunteers may apply using SERVGA, the online website for volunteer registration for the state of Georgia…. Read More

Emergency Preparedness for Special Needs

Because of the CGMRC’s medical focus, volunteers are particularly concerned for individuals who have special medical needs because these individuals often require more planning for emergencies. Some examples of individuals who should make special emergency considerations are: people with medical conditions and/or disabilities, people with special dietary requirements, hearing or vision barriers, individuals with service… Read More