Recent Activities

  • The SMRC Coordinator had a meeting with the Sacramento County Coroner's Office to explore partnerships with the MRC.
  • The SMRC Moulage Team provided moulage to simulate injuries at the CHP Academy for their EMS Unit Scenario Day.
  • The SMRC Coordinator participate in a San Joaquin County Healthcare Coalition Surge Tool Seminar and Workshop.
  • SMRC members staffed the Sacramento County Office of Emergency Services table at the CA State Fair for Military and Veteran's and First Responder Appreciation Days.  Emergency Preparedness and SMRC program information was distributed.
  • The SMRC Foundation was named CA Nonprofit of the Year 2017 by Senator Ted Gaines and was recognized on the Senate Floor of the CA State Capitol with a resolution.
  • Held a moulage team training to teach and practice moulage techniques to simulate injuries in preparation for upcoming exercises.
  • Participated in the City of Sacramento Fire response effort for the US Track and Field Championships at CSUS during the heat wave.
  • Held a SMRC membership training meeting - Until Help Arrives, a national DHHS training on how to save a life.
  • The SMRC staffed the City of Sacramento Cooling Center at Hart Senior Center from June 17 - 23. 
  • Participated in the Safetyville USA Family Day outreach event and distributed emergency preparedness and SMRC program info.
  • Participated in a CA EMSA DHV/PULSE exercise at CA State University Sacramento.
  • The SMRC Coordinator participated in the VOAD Exercise at the Sacramento County EOC with over 40 participants from area nonprofits.
  • SMRC members participated in the Sacramento International Airport Exercise with three roles:  Moulage to simulate injuries for a plane and helicopter crash, checked in patients using EM Track, and staged a SMRC trailer at the airport for use during the exercise and to be used for actual response efforts.
  • Participated in the UC Davis/Mi Mentor Health Fair at Sacramento City College.
  • Participated in a Health and Wellness Fair at the Franchise Tax Board.
  • Held a SMRC Membership Training mtg on EM Track taught by Sac County EMS.
  • The SMRC Coordinator participated in a Healthcare Coalition mtg.
  • The SMRC Foundation participated in the Big Day of Giving fundraiser.
  • The SMRC Coordinator and Director participated in Sacramento International Airport exercise meetings.
  • The SMRC Coordinator participated in a Public Health exercise meeting.
  • The SMRC provided blood pressure and body fat testing and distributed emergency preparedness and program information at the Health and Safety Fair at Barrett Ranch Elementary School.
  • The SMRC Coordinator participated in the MRC Leadership Summit and Preparedness Summit in Atlanta.
  • Provided moulage to simulate injuries for the CHP Academy EMS Unit's Scenario Day.
  • Held a SMRC Membership Training mtg. - NIMS Refresher.
  • Participated in the Voluntary Organizations Assisting in Disaster (VOAD) mtgs.
  • Held SMRC Trailer work days to prepare a trailer to be staged at the Sac County Airport.
  • SMRC members participated in the Sutter Roseville Bleeding Control Class.
  • Held a SMRC membership training meeting - Demonstration of the Sac County OES Water Purification Trailer.
  • Staffed a vaccination clinic for Sacramento County Public Health at Fairytale Town.
  • Judged HOSA - Future Health Professionals for their State Competition at the Sacramento Convention Center.
  • Participated in the EMSA CA MRC's Coordinator's Workshop.
  • Held a SMRC membership training meeting on Utilities Emergencies taught by PG&E.
  • Participated in the Public Health Emergency Preparedness Partnership mtg.
  • Participated in the Great CA Shake Out.
  • Held a SMRC membership training meeting - Know your SMRC Equipment.
  • The SMRC deployed to American Red Cross shelters to serve people displaced by the floods and the Oroville Dam evacuation.  The SMRC Coordinator staffed the Sac County OES Emergency Operations Center and participated in daily warming center and weather conference calls.
  • The SMRC moulage team simulated injuries for the CHP Academy's EMS Unit Scenario Day.
  • The SMRC staffed the City of Sacramento Warming Center.
  • The SMRC staffed aid and relay stations along the route of the CA International Marathon.
  • The SMRC participated in the Great CA Shake Out.
  • The SMRC staffed a first aid tent at the Capitol Air Show. 
  • The SMRC staffed a table at the United Way Our Promise event at CA State Prison in Folsom.
  • The SMRC staffed a table at the CA Departm​ent of Social Services Preparedness Fair.
  • The SMRC moulage team provided moulage to simulate injuries for the CHP Academy EMS Unit's Scenario Day.
  • The SMRC staffed a table at the United Way Our Promise event at the CA State Department of VA, Food and Ag and Caltrans.
  • The SMRC Coordinator participated in planning meetings for first aid at the Capitol Air Show and the CA International Marathon.
  • The SMRC held a membership training meeting - Strategic National Stockpile and Points of Dispensing taught by Sacramento County Public Health.
  • The SMRC staffed a table at the CA State Lottery Health and Safety Fair.
  • The SMRC staffed a first aid station at the Run with the Cops 5K Fun Run in Miller Park.
  • The SMRC Coordinator participated in a Volunteer Organizations Assisting in Disaster (VOAD) meeting.
  • The SMRC staffed a table at the Sacramento County Sheriff Department's Unity in the Community event in Wilton.​
  • The SMRC staffed a table at the Kaiser South Sacramento Preparedness Fair.
  • The SMRC staffed a table at the United Way Our Promise kick off event at the CA State Capitol.
  • The SMRC provided moulage for the Emergency Medical Services Authority at CA OES's Tame the Wild West preparedness event in Old Sacramento.
  • The SMRC participated in a Table Top MCI Exercise with Sac County OES.
  • The SMRC held a CPR for the Professional training for SMRC members.
  • The SMRC Coordinator participated in Warm Weather Conference calls.
  • The SMRC staffed a table at the CA State Fair First Responder's Day.
  • The SMRC held a membership training meeting - Helicopter Operation and Flight Line Safety.
  • The SMRC staffed a table at the CA State Fair Military and Veteran's Appreciation Day.
  • The SMRC staffed an emergency preparedness table at the EDD's Preparedness, Health and Wellness Fair.
  • The SMRC held a membership training meeting - Field Day with communications, triage and equipment training.
  • The SMRC provided blood pressure and body fat health screenings at the Comstock Apartment Health Fair.
  • The SMRC staffed an emergency preparedness outreach table at the Safetyville Family Day.
  • The SMRC staffed a first aid station at the Hillary rally at Sacramento City Community College.
  • The SMRC staffed a first aid station at the Trump rally at the Sacramento International Jet Center.
  • The SMRC provided moulage to simulate injuries for 50 volunteer victims at the Placer County MCI Exercise.
  • The SMRC staffed an emergency preparedness outreach table at the Franchise Tax Board's Health Fair.
  • The SMRC staffed a first aid table, provided emergency preparedness outreach and provided moulage for the Dare to Prepare event.
  • The SMRC provided moulage training for the CA Emergency Medical Services Authority.
  • The SMRC provided moulage for the CA Highway Patrol Academy's EMS Unit's Scenario Day.
  • The SMRC participated in Cold Weather Conference Calls.
  • The SMRC Coordinator presented to National University day and evening classes.
  • The SMRC Coordinator presented to RN student interns at Folsom Cordova Unified School District.
  • The SMRC participated in the Delta Health and Safety Fair.
  • The SMRC held a membership training meeting - Psychological First Aid/Psy START
  • The SMRC held a membership training meeting - Gas and Electrical Emergencies presented by PG&E.
  • The SMRC provided moulage for the CHP EMS Unit's Scenario Day.
  • The SMRC participated in the Great CA Shake Out exercise.
  • The SMRC provided moulage to simulate injuries and first aid evaluation for the Health Professions High School Mock Disaster.
  • The SMRC held a Membership Appreciation Meeting to thank our members work their good work in 2015.
  • The SMRC Coordinator served on the Dare to Prepare Day planning committee.
  • The SMRC staffed 8 aid stations along the CA International Marathon.
  • The SMRC held a membership training meeting - Responding to Grief.
  • The SMRC Coordinator presented to CSUS nursing students.
  • The SMRC Coordinator participated in the Sacramento County Public Health Partnership Meeting.
  • The SMRC staffed flu clinics for Sacramento County Public Health.
  • The SMRC held a deployment table top exercise.
  • The SMRC provided first aid at the Heartstoppers Haunted House in Rancho Cordova.
  • The SMRC participated in the Great CA Shake Out.
  • The SMRC staffed a first aid tent at the Capital Air Show.
  • The SMRC Coordinator participated in Capital Region Climate Readiness Collaborative and CA International Marathon medical team meetings.
  • The SMRC deployed an EMT member to staff the Valley Fire Resource Line for one week to support the Valley Fire response effort.
  • The SMRC Coordinator participated in the Voluntary Organizations Assisting in Disaster (VOAD) meeting.
  • SMRC members were trained on Points of Dispensing and Strategic National Stockpile by Sacramento County Public Health.
  • The SMRC Coordinator staffed at table at the CA State Dept. of Social Services Preparedness Fair.
  • The SMRC was put on standby to help staff cooling facilities.
  • SMRC members were trained on START Triage.
  • SMRC members staffed faith based cooling centers.
  • Staffed the Sac County OES Booth at the CA State Fair for First Responder's Day and distributed emergency preparedness and program information.
  • SMRC Membership Training Meeting - First Aid.
  • MRC Well Check webinar.
  • SMRC Membership Training Meeting - Incident Command System (ICS) Refresher and Exercise.
  • SMRC members were on standby to staff Cooling Centers in response to the heat.
  • Distributed emergency preparedness information at the Safetyville Health and Safety Expo.
  • Distributed emergency preparedness information at the Slavic Community Health and Safety Fair.
  • Provided health screening for blood pressure and body fat at the Comstock Health Fair in Downtown Sacramento.
  • Distributed emergency preparedness information at the Law Enforcement Career Fair at Folsom Lake Community College.
  • Staffed a first aid station and distributed emergency preparedness information at the Kid’s Day event in Rancho Cordova.
  • Participated in the Joint Public Health and Care and Shelter Branch meeting.
  • Held a membership training meeting – SMRC Deployment.
  • Staffed the City of Sacramento/County Warming Center response effort in December 2014 and January 2015.
  • Provided moulage to support the CA Highway Patrol Academy EMS Scenario Day for cadets.
  • Held a SMRC Membership Training Meeting -  Responding to Utility Emergencies taught by PG&E.
  • Provided moulage to support the Health Professions High School Mock Disaster. Moulaged 35 Sutter Middle School students.
  • Held a SMRC Membership Training Meeting – Pet Emergency Preparedness taught by Noah’s Wish.
  • Held a SMRC membership training meeting – Psychological First Aid Intervention.
  • Held a membership appreciation meeting and honored our SMRC members who have volunteered 100, 250 and 500 or more hours.
  • SMRC members staffed aid stations for the Sacramento International Marathon.
  • Held a SMRC membership training meeting – CPR/AED for the Professional recertification.
  • Provided first aid support for the Sacramento County Sheriff's Dept. funeral service for Deputy Oliver.
  • Participated in a Sacramento County Public Health POD exercise.
  • Held a SMRC membership meeting "Communications - Tin Cans and Strings".
  • Staffed first aid stations for the Cordova Community Council's Heart Stoppers Haunted House at the old Mine Shaft in Rancho Cordova.
  • Provided moulage for the California Highway Patrol for their EMS Unit cadet training.  Simulated injuries for gun shot wounds,, lacerations and uncontrolled bleeding.
  • Staffed Adult and Family and School Flu Clinics for Sacramento County Public Health.     
  • Staffed a table at the CA State Department of Social Services Emergency Preparedness Fair.  Distributed emergency preparedness information and program brochures.
  • Held a SMRC Membership Training Meeting at Shriners Hospital for Children taught by Sacramento County Public Health.  The Points of Dispensing (PODs)/Strategic National Stockpile (SNS) training and exercise, which included a simulated POD with flu vaccine for SMRC members, prepared our members to work upcoming Adult and Family and School flu clinics.
  • Staffed first aid tents at the CA Capitol Air Show on Sept. 6th and 7th.
  • Staffed the Sacramento County OES - SMRC table at the CA State Fair for First Responder's Day.  Distributed emergency preparedness and program information.
  • Provided moulage to simulate injuries for a California Highway Patrol EMS exercise.  20 explorers and CHP officers were moulaged with gun shot wounds, lacerations, and head injuries.
  • Provided moulage, including 4 victims with the following injuries: Glass in the top of hand, 4" laceration on forearm, head wound, and lost finger and broken leg (femur) for a Mock Disaster (a broken gas line in the kitchen that results in an explosion) at California Northstate University’s Heath Care Summer Camp in Elk Grove.  In addition to moulage, our members served as medical evaluators for the 8 students that treated the victims.
  • Presented Emergency Preparedness information at the 16th Annual Family Safety and Health Expo at Safetyville USA.   
  • Supported the Statewide Explorer Competition at the CA Highway Patrol Academy by providing moulage and first aid assistance.
  • Distributed preparedness information at the Galt Safety Fair
  • Provided and staffed a first aid station at Rancho Cordova’s Kids Day in the Park attended by over 6,000 visitors
  • Supported the Placer County exercise at Colfax High School by providing moulage to simulate gunshot wounds for a training exercise that included a bomb, hazmat, and active shooter scenario.
  • Visited our generous partner Shriners Hospital for Children Northern CA. Toured their state of the art facility and learned about some of the good work they do to help children in the specialty areas of Orthopedics, Burn Care, Spinal Cord Injury, and Cleft Lip and Palate, regardless of a family's ability to pay.
  • Provided moulage and professional medical evaluators for a simulated disaster exercise at Health Professions High School.

Who do I contact for more information about the Medical Reserve Corps?

For more information, or to apply to volunteer with SMRC please contact:

Lynn Pesely - Program Coordinator  
(916) 874-2291 - Office 
or
Lori SchwarzeAssistant Program Coordinator 
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