The Burlington Volunteer Reserve Corps (MRC) is a group of volunteers (both medical and non-medical) who assist the Burlington Board of Health in public health programs and are available to assist the town in emergency situations in an effort to promote public health and safety in the Town of Burlington. BVRC volunteers were critical to the Town’s response to the covid-19 pandemic. Volunteers assisted in making and distributing masks in the early stages of the pandemic, conducting contact tracing and case management for positive cases, and participating in vaccination clinics. During non-emergencies, volunteers are also instrumental in providing public health programs such as flu vaccination clinics, public health education and outreach, first aid stations, blood pressure screenings, and many more. In addition, the BVRC holds free trainings throughout the year, most with CEUs available. Examples of trainings include CPR/AED training, Psychological First Aid, Mental Health Trainings, and “Stop the Bleed”.
If you are interested in registering as a volunteer, MA Responds is used as our volunteer registration. To register, go to: https://www.maresponds.org/index.php (on the initial screen, click on “add organization” pick “Region 4A” as the “region” and “Burlington Volunteer Reserve Corps” as the “unit affiliation”). After registering, you will be contacted by the Board of Health for next steps.
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