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Dallas County Health & Human Services
Medical Reserve Corps
2377 N. Stemmons Freeway, Dallas, TX 75207-2710
214-819-1922 /

Mission Statement

To help ensure community resiliency by recruiting and training volunteers to supplement medical response to local disasters and other public health emergencies.

"The MRC is one of the best ways I know to serve my community and my country."  --Sharon S.
Medical & Public Health Support Activities

The Dallas County Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) provides supplemental support to a variety of local public health initiatives such as school, civic, and faith-based sponsored health fairs, back-up support of Immunization clinics and vaccination campaigns, epidemiology staff support during disease outbreaks, and community-wide public health education campaigns.
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Community Partnerships

The Dallas County MRC actively seeks new partnerships among local emergency response agencies and the medical and mental health communities. In addition, MRC functions cooperatively with three contiguous county MRC units (Tarrant, Denton, and Collin) with plans that facilitate sharing of volunteers during emergency deployments.
Tornado “Fundamentals of Preparedness”

This community outreach program sponsored by the Dallas County MRC emphasizes the importance of being prepared for catastrophic local disasters or other public health emergencies. The program’s sixteen fundamental steps to preparedness, along with various hazard descriptions and helpful hints, can be found online.

“As a volunteer with the MRC, I learned the importance of emergency preparedness training.” — Lynn L.

Online Application:

Membership Requirements: (Click Here)

Learn More: Visit

MRC Brochure: English  Spanish

FAQ: (Click Here)

Upcoming: MRC Prepare Fair November 2, 2013

For general questions or for more information about Dallas County Health and Human Services,
please email Director Zachary Thompson at


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


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2377 North Stemmons Freeway, Dallas, Texas 75207-2710 | 214-819-2000