Preparedness Information

One of the benefits of becoming a member of the Washoe County Medical Reserve Corps is the preparedness information and training you will receive. Through online courses, classroom training and live exercises, you will learn about the:

  • National Response Plan;
  • Incident Command System and National Incident Management System;
  • The use of Points of Dispensing and Alternate Care Sites; and
  • How emergencies are managed and mitigated.

Topics covered will include natural disasters that are most likely to occur in our area; communicable diseases that could potentially cause a widespread pandemic; and various man-caused disasters and emergencies.

You will learn how to prepare for and respond to these situations in order to help protect yourself, your family and your neighbors. Building a well trained and informed populace is vital for the safety of our entire community.

Preparing a Family Disaster Plan

Preparing a 12-Hour "Go Kit"

Community Resilience