Vashon MRC

Vashon Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) is a group of local medical and non-medical volunteers who provide surge support to the Operations Section of the Vashon EOC under Vashon Fire during a public health emergency or disaster.
The mission of Vashon MRC is to enhance Vashon Fire's ability to respond to public health emergencies or disasters to limit injury, illness, suffering and death.
When every minute counts, Vashon MRC will play a major role with:
  • Setting up, and running a medication center
  • Supporting the health and medical needs of people in emergency shelters
  • Dispensing medications or administering vaccinations
  • Providing information and support to the community
  • Conducting health screening

Vashon MRC new volunteer registration and orientation

The purpose of the New Volunteer Orientation is to provide a brief overview of King County's Public Health Reserve Corps (PHRC) and Vashon MRC's unique role on Vashon, complete registration paperwork, ensure the PHRC is a perfect fit for you, take a photo for PHRC ID badge, and answer questions volunteers may have about Vashon MRC.
How to apply for Vashon MRC

An online application must be submitted prior to attending Orientation.
To submit an online application, please go to and complete the instructions to register for WASERV (our online database hosted by the State of Washington)

  1. Select "Register for WASERV" on left side of page
  2. Click on "Add Organization"
  3. Click the + on Washington State Responders"
  4. Click the + on "Counties"
  5. Click "King County Organizations"
  6. Select Vashon MRC
Select an orientation

Please RSVP at to let us know that you will be attending an orientation date below. Orientations are only offered once a year on Vashon, dates TBD. It may be possible to attend an orientation in Seattle at the Chinook Building, Room 123 (ground floor behind elevators), 401 5th Ave, Seattle 98104.

  • Saturday, August 11, 2018 at 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
  • Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Thank you for your application! We look forward to meeting you!
To contact us, please email us at