Maryland Responds is
housed within the Maryland Department of Health Office of Preparedness
and Response, along with 24 Local Units housed within Local Health
Departments throughout the State. State and Local Medical Reserve Corps Unit
Administrators work together to organize and train Maryland Responders to address
a wide range of challenges from public health education to disaster response.
Maryland Responds is also a part of the National Medical Reserve Corps Network,
which comprises almost 1,000 community-based units and approximately 200,000
volunteers across the United States and its territories.
Vision: A strong and collaborative network of Local Units in
every county in Maryland that consist of dedicated volunteers who build
resilient communities and reduce disaster risks for a prepared Maryland.
Mission: To establish a statewide volunteer network of medical
and public health professionals which is integrated into established community
emergency systems to facilitate a coordinated approach to volunteer management.
Maryland’s emergency preparedness and response capabilities by augmenting
county- and state-level public health and medical services with a source of
pre-identified, credentialed, and trained volunteers.
Register: Help us prepare and protect our community by becoming a
Maryland Responder today. Sign up to volunteer with Maryland Responds through
the Maryland Responds Registry at https://mdresponds.health.maryland.gov.
Learn more about Maryland Responds by visiting
our website at https://mdr.health.maryland.gov.
300 W. Preston Street, Suite 202, Baltimore, MD 21201
410-767-0823 or 1-877-463-3464