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    Unit Administrators

    Maryland Responds MRC Unit Administrators are leaders of their local Maryland Responds MRC Unit. Local Units and Unit Administrators are housed within each county and Baltimore City's local health department. 

    The decision to activate Maryland Responds MRC volunteers to support a local emergency or public health activity is made locally. The Health Officer serves as the local Unit’s activation authority. The Health Officer (HO) Memo which outlines this local authority was sent out to all Health Officers and Public Health Emergency Planners (PHEPs) in June of 2016 and can be viewed here: HO Memo OPR 16-1 Local Utilization of the Maryland Responds Medical Reserve Corps. A Health Officer’s approval of local volunteer activations enables volunteers to benefit from state liability protections. 

    The Maryland Responds MRC State Program provides local Unit Administrators with resources and guidance documents such as: 

    • Maryland Responds MRC Volunteer Management Guide
    • Maryland Responds MRC Identity Toolkit
    • Volunteer Registry - Administrator Protocols
    • Unit Volunteer Management Plan - Template

    Unit Administrators who need access to the above resources should contact the State Program at mdresponds.health@maryland.gov. 

    Volunteers who would like more information on their jurisdiction’s Maryland Responds MRC Unit should contact their local Unit Administrator. To view a list of local Unit Administrators, visit: http://bit.ly/mdrLocalAdmin​.

    Updated February 27, 2019