SOUTH PARIS — The Oxford County Medical Reserve Corps is establishing teams throughout the county to act as local responders to major events. The team function will be to assist Maine CDC and local hospitals with
staffing mass immunization clinics, hospital overflow care facilities
and special needs shelters.

A presentation about volunteering for a team will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 12, in the South Paris Fire Station and again at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct.
19, in the Rumford Municipal Building Auditorium.

Clinical staff and support personnel are needed. Clinical volunteers include those who have training working in a medical capacity or those with mental health or spiritual training.

Support volunteers will check people in, issue and receive paperwork or direct people to the appropriate place. Those with leadership experience are also needed as leadership volunteers

Applicants will be reviewed and the organization will do a background check and verify credentials. Volunteers will receive both online and in-person training based upon their level of participation. Those who wish to be available for deployment outside of Oxford County are required to take additional training.

For more information visit OxfordCountyMRC.org or call 357-1821.


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