Epidemiology Seminar: Epidemiological Surveillance, Investigation, and Response to Public Health Threats The MRC will be having a presentation given by an epidemiologist from Montgomery County Public Health District on January 21st from 5:30pm to 6:30pm in MCHD’s Boardroom 180. The focus of this presentation will be to discuss disease surveillance strategies used by epidemiologists, coordination […]
Our next New Member Orientation will be on January 25th from 10:00am to 11:30am in MCHD’s Classroom 120. If you need to go through orientation, and this date or time does not work for you, please let me know. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mrc-new-member-orientation-tickets-84600062063
The next quarterly meeting will be held on February 3rd from 5:30pm to 6:30pm at MCHD in Classroom 120. We will be discussing the direction of the Medical Reserve Corps in 2020, as well as upcoming events and trainings. Please use the link below to sign up.
The MRC will be hosting a vaping presentation for the community on February 11th from 5:30pm to 7:00pm. The presentation will be given by the Regional Tobacco Coordinator from the Texas Department of State Health Services and will be focused on e-cigarette use. The presentation will be held at MCHD in the boardroom.
“Psychological First Aid is an evidence based approach to help children, adolescents, adults, and families in the immediate aftermath of traumatic incidents, disasters, and terrorism. It is designed to reduce the initial distress caused by traumatic events and to foster short and long term adaptive functioning and coping.” This training is great for members of […]
FLOODAWARE is a program sponsored by your National Weather Service Office in conjunction with your local Emergency Management Organization. Join us for this free event open to the public and learn about flood risks and flood insurance, flood forecasts and warnings and watersheds in your area. Registration is required. To register, please visit https://mctxoem.org/floodaware-sign-up/
During MRC Orientation, you will learn about the foundation of the Medical Reserve Corps, the various volunteer opportunities within the MRC, and how the MRC responds to different events and disasters. To sign up, please visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mrc-new-member-orientation-tickets-95421084031. The deadline to sign up is March 5th.
The Tuberculosis specialist nurse from Montgomery County Public Health District will be giving a presentation on the fundamentals of Tuberculosis along with Tuberculosis trends in Montgomery County. The presentation will be held at Montgomery County Hospital District in the boardroom. To sign up, please use the following link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tb-trends-in-montgomerycounty- tickets-93521301731
For those who are interested in CERT (Community Emergency Response Team), the first class will be held on March 17th at 6:00pm. Class will be held from 6:00pm – 9:00pm every Tuesday from March 17th through May 5th. To register, please visit www.mctxoem.org
The goal of the Youth Mental Health First Aid training is to teach people methods and ways of assisting adolescents age 12 to 18 who may be in the early stages of developing a mental health problem or who are already in a mental health crisis. This training is open to all MRC volunteers. The […]
Our veterans deserve the best when it comes to healthcare. But, how can we serve them better? Please make plans to attend our offering for healthcare workers including mental health providers, discharge planners, LTC facilities, and anyone who may be tasked with serving and connecting our veterans with care. This free presentation will focus on […]
In a partnership with the National Council for Behavioral Health, AFSP chapters host Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) trainings across the country. MHFA is an eight-hour training that teaches participants a five-step action plan to help someone who is suffering from a mental health crisis. Thank you to American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, Texas A&M […]