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MA Responds

Cause Area

  • Community
  • Crisis Support
  • Disaster Relief
  • Emergency & Safety
  • Health & Medicine

Location

Massachusetts Department of Public HealthOffice of Preparedness and Emergency ManagementBoston, MA 02108 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

MA Responds is the Massachusetts Deparment of Public Health's online registration system for health volunteers. MA Responds is part of a nationwide effort to quickly identify, verify, and mobilize volunteers for effective response. This system is a partnership between the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, local Medical Reserve Corps units, and other volunteer organizations in Massachusetts. Registering with MA Responds is the gateway to volunteering for public health events in the Commonwealth.

Description

Get ready to make a difference. Medical and non-medical volunteers are needed to respond locally, regionally or across Massachusetts to: -Assist neighbors during natural disasters such as floods, ice storms, or hurricanes -Support public health when resources are stretched by an event like a flu or other type of outbreak -Improve community health by working to educate, prevent, and prepare

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