Please be patient, this may take a moment.
Bureau, Putnam and Marshall County Health Departments Bureau, Putnam and Marshall County Health Departments
(815) 872-5091  |  526 Bureau Valley Pkwy.  |  Princeton IL
(815) 925-7326  |  220 East High St  |  Hennepin IL
(309) 246-8074  |  319 6th St  |  Lacon IL

General Menu

Volunteering for Medical Reserve Corps

What Can MRC Volunteers Do?

Medical Reserve Corps members support local public health initiatives and the goals of the Department of Health and Human Services:

Some of the roles MRC volunteers may fill:

  • Volunteers with medical background may assist with vaccinations and light first aid.
  • Volunteers may assist people filling out consent forms and record forms.
  • Help guide people through medication dispensing sites, feeding sites, shelter sites.
  • Comforting and counseling may be provided to the people affected by an emergency or disaster.
  • Help obtaining, dispensing and tracking of needed supplies.
  • Assist local hospitals and health departments with surge personnel needs.
  • Participate in community preparedness activities, such as exercises for shelters, mass prophylaxis, vaccination clinics, and other emergency scenarios.
  • Train with local emergency response partners.
  • Assist at aide stations at community events

How do I join the Bureau/Putnam or Marshall County Medical Reserve Corps?

There are several ways to join the MRC:

You can also obtain an application by:

  • Calling the Bureau, Putnam, Marshall County Health Department at 815-872-5091.
  • Stopping by the local Bureau, Putnam or Marshall County Health Department office to pick up an application.

For more information:

To learn more about the Bureau, Putnam and Marshall County Medical Reserve Corps, contact

Terry Madsen at tmadlaw@bchealthdepartment.org, or 815-872-5091

Kurt Kuchle at kkuchle@bchealthdepartment.org, or 815-872-5091

Kaylee Halberg at khalberg@bchealthdepartment.org, or 309-246-8074

Copyright © 2017
Bureau, Putnam and Marshall County Health Departments,
All Rights Reserved

2 Geeks Web Design
Princeton, Illinois