“Back2School” Immunization Clinic runs smoothly using Incident Command System

Working with state and local partners, Dakota County Public Health Department vaccinated 120 students entering 7th through 12th grade to comply with updated Minnesota School Immunization Laws. The clinic was organized utilizing the Incident Command System and demonstrated emergency preparedness capabilities.

“Humpty Dumpty Had a Great Fall”

The 3rd Annual "Humpty Dumpty Had a Great Fall," a falls prevention conference for older adults, was held on October 17, 2014. The conference was hosted by the Idaho State University Physical Therapy Program and the Falls Prevention Program at Southeastern Idaho Public Health. Attendees…

New York City MRC Engages in Community Outreach and Education for Ebola Response

When the first case of Ebola emerged in New York City on October 23, the New York City Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) within the New York Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) was already prepared to respond. The New York City MRC had begun…

MRC Volunteers Aid in Dallas Ebola Response

As soon as the first U.S. diagnosed case of Ebola was confirmed, Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) enlisted support from its team of Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) volunteers. A total of 56 individual members responded to the request to staff the DCHHS Call…