Region 4b MRC Host Training Event

Photos: MARCH 19, 2011

Region 4b MRC Host Training Event

On March 19th, the four federally recognized Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) in Region 4b hosted an all day training event at Olin College in Needham. One hundred and twenty seven MRC volunteers from 24 of the 27 Region 4b communities attended. The keynote speaker was Rear Admiral Mike Milner, the Regional Health Administrator in Region I, from the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health. Managing Mass Fatalities, Scene Safety and Decontamination, Emotional Resilience for Disaster Workers, CPR and First Aid were among the trainings offered. The Needham Fire Department also demonstrated how to set up a portable hazardous materials decontamination unit. All involved agreed that the day was a resounding success!