Medical Reserve Corps

The South-Central Missouri Chapter of the Medical Reserve Corps assists local public health departments by providing a volunteer base of medical professionals and non-professionals who are trained in managing health care response to local and regional disasters such as pandemic, tornado, flood or release of toxic chemicals.

Volunteers also assist with community-based projects such as back-to-school fairs and other events as requested. These non-emergency projects help volunteers stay active and hone teamwork and communication skills.


The volunteer program focuses on preparing for four missions:

If you are interested in joining the South-Central Missouri Medical Reserve Corps, call the Phelps/Maries County Health Department at (573) 458-6010.

Preparing to respond to emergencies in our community — caring for your family, caring for our community, caring for YOU!