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5/18/2015

Medical Reserve Corps

Health Education and Outreach

May 2015

DCHHS held its quarterly Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) Health Education and Outreach training. Class attendees learned about public health emergency outreach, peer-to-peer education, and how to give emergency preparedness presentations effectively.

Topics included:

  • MRC Volunteer Recruitment
  • Emergency and Disaster Preparedness
  • Earthquake Safety
  • Tornado Safety
  • Winter Safety
  • Chikungunya and West Nile Virus
  • Ebola Virus

MRC Health Education and Outreach trainings are held quarterly. For more information contact Jess Wade, DCHHS emergency volunteer program coordinator, at Jess.Wade@dallascounty.org.

 

MRC Health and Education Outreach Training May 2015
Volunteers completed the MRC Health Education and Outreach training taught by Marisa Gonzales, right, DCHHS public health educator. Left to right: Melvin Barnes, Benjamin Hernandez, Edwin Ward, Retha Mund, Suzanne Murray, Ryan Neff, David Shoup, Marisa Gonzales.

 

For general questions or for more information about Dallas County Health and Human Services,
please email Director Zachary Thompson at: zachary.thompson@dallascounty.org

Zachary S. Thompson
Director
Christopher Perkins, D.O., M.P.H.
Medical Director / Health Authority

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