The below is a press release submitted by the Wayland Health Department.
It is with great pride and pleasure that the Wayland Health Department recognizes the Wayland Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) volunteers in receiving the 2011 Branch of the Year Award. Additionally, Wayland MRC volunteer Cynthia Hill was also recognized with the Outstanding Flu Clinic Volunteer Award. These awards were presented during the Region 4A Conference held in Stow on Saturday, May 5.
Medical Reserve Corps volunteers are a specialized component of Citizen Corps, a national network of volunteers dedicated to ensuring hometown security through local health, safety and preparedness.
Wayland’s MRC volunteers are neighbors assisting neighbors through various programs and activities within the Wayland Health Department. Examples include participation in the annual flu vaccine clinics and assistance in the sheltering needs during the October 2011 snow storm as well as other emergency preparedness needs.
The Wayland Health Department welcomes all individuals who are interested in participating within the community whether you have a medical background or other. For information about becoming an MRC Volunteer please feel free to contact our office at 508-358-3617 or visit the Region 4A MRC website at www.region4a-mrc.org