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Multnomah County's Medical Reserve Corps is a voluntary unit, made up of local licensed healthcare professionals. It can be called upon to assist in the response to large-scale health or medical emergencies and local public health events.


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Who can join?

Anyone with a health or medical license (including alternative care) that is in good standing. Your license must be overseen by a state licensing board that conducts at least one criminal background check upon initial licensure.

You must also be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 (or have an approved exception).


Volunteers will participate in a variety of emergency and non-emergency operations, including:

  • Community reception centers and shelter operations
  • Disease investigation and contact tracing
  • Covering staff shortages at healthcare facilities
  • Immunization clinics
  • Mass prophylaxis/vaccination clinics and point-of-dispensing sites
  • Call center operations during emergencies
  • Preparedness exercises and events


Once we've received your application, you must complete training and other volunteer requirements to be accepted into the unit and eligible for deployment. Volunteer requirements»

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Medical Reserve Corps
619 NW 6th Ave, 6th Floor
Portland, Oregon 97209

Medical Reserve Corps Coordinator