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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

New Orleans Medical Reserve Corps

The mission of the New Orleans Medical Reserve Corps (NOMRC) is to be a diverse group of committed volunteers with skills and expertise to supplement public health emergency preparedness and response efforts in New Orleans.

 

 

Check out the August Newsletter

The NOMRC monthly newsletter gives an overview of our completed activities and the upcoming events we have scheduled. The August edition highlights a call for volunteers for the K10 Day of Service first aid stations, preliminary Hurricane Season outreach results, and upcoming training opportunities.

Hurricane Season Outreach Results

In 2014, our unit received a $20,000 grant from the National Association of City and County Health Officials (NACCHO) to coordinate hurricane preparedness outreach.  To complete this project, we partnered with the New Orleans Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, EMS, Evacuteer, Office of Public Health, American Red Cross, Entergy and Regional Transit Authority to develop new materials and coordinate outreach events. Click here to see a full write up of our project  and view the overall results below.

2014 Results:

  • 8 new outreach materials developed
  • Over 23,000 brochures distributed
  • 103 community partners trained at 10 training sessions
  • Over 12,000 households reached at 49 community outreach events
  • 358 new at-risk individuals enrolled in the Special Needs Registry through 29 enrollment events
  • 23 at-risk individuals reached through door to door outreach
  • 145 hours of service by NOMRC members

 

 
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Last updated: 8/3/2015 4:50:50 PM

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