Medical Reserve Corps

To Sawyer County MRC

From Eileen Simak

Upcoming Sawyer County MRC Events:

Regular MRC meeting will be changed to Thursday, September 14, 2017 6 - 8 PM Hayward United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall 10285 Olker Rd, Hayward, WI (715) 634-3883

Project CPR: Compassion, Protect and Rescue; Combatting Human Trafficking in Sawyer County. We will be preparing backpacks Sawyer County Medical Reserve Corps will distribute the First Steps Backpacks to each of the 15 local health departments in the Northwestern Wisconsin Healthcare Coalition (NWWIHCC) for survivors of Human Trafficking. Postcards attached to the backpack mailed to Sawyer County Public Health to confirm distribution.

Prepared CPR Toolkits distributed to agencies and organizations in NWWIHC.

MRC member tee shirt will be available at Sept 14 meeting for those who ordered. Contact Eileen with questions at esimak@sawyerhs.hayaward.wi.us.

We will also discuss the Train the Trainer progress.

Upcoming school influenza Mass Clinic exercises:

Members of the MRC are invited to contact Eileen to arrange to assist the Sawyer County Public Health staff to provide the student flu clinics in a support role. Public health nurse will administer vaccine. Call Eileen at 715 638-3423. This is a public health exercise. Members will be in the role of directing the students, set up of clinic and running for supplies etc. Current predetermined clinic dates are attached. Some school dates are still pending.

  • Update to WEAVR: Members will notice a pop up for approval for background checks in WEAVR. This is new to the system. It is an attestation for volunteers to accept or decline a background check.

Badging update: members should continue to arrange for badges through Mike Coleson of Sawyer County IT: mcoleson@sawyercountygov.org

I am looking for a member that can manage the badging. Please contact Eileen at 715 638-3423.

Harvey Updates: I attached a shelter map for Harvey Event for members’ information.

The Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) is a national network of volunteers, organized locally to improve the health and safety of their communities. The MRC network comprises 990 community based units and almost 200,000 volunteers located throughout the United States and its territories.