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Galveston County Health District Mid-County Annex9850 Emmett F. Lowry ExpresswayTexas City, TX 77591


The Galveston County Medical Reserve Corps (GCMRC) is a part of the National Medical Reserve Corps based in the Office of the United States Surgeon General. The Galveston County Health District is the host agency for the GCMRC.

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GCMRC members will be added to a notification network to receive timely information about disease threats and specialized training opportunities. In the event of a public health emergency Medical Reserve Corps volunteers might be asked to help administer vaccinations, distribute urgently needed medications, man a phone bank using pre-scripted responses to caller’s questions, assist with crowd control, pass out forms, or other duties.

There are 3 tiers of membership in the GCMRC

  • Tier 1 - Licensed Medical Professionals
  • Tier 2 - People not licensed but have medical experience (retired nurses, doctors)
  • Tier 3 - People without medical experience but can assist in handing out forms, directing patient flow, providing information, work in a phone bank, etc.
The Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) Program coordinates the skills of practicing and retired physicians, nurses and other health professionals as well as other citizens interested in health issues, who are eager to volunteer to address their community's ongoing public health needs and to help their community during large-scale emergency situations.


  • Healthcare
  • First Aid / CPR
  • Supply Chain Logistics
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Meeting bi-monthly
  • Submit an application

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