MRC Training & Events


Fairfax Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) Volunteers: Unless otherwise noted, register for classes using your TRAINVa account. First time registration in TRAINVa requires creation of an account; your VMS username and password will not work for this site. Get directions on creating an account.

MRC Training and Events Calendar

Vision and Hearing Screenings
When: Multiple Dates in September, October and November
Where: Throughout Fairfax County
Membership Requirements:  Active volunteers — medical and non-medical
Registration: VMS

Little River Glen Community Day
When: Saturday, November 5 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Little River Glen Senior Center, Fairfax, VA
Membership Requirements:  Trained Community Champion
Registration: Contact hdmrc@fairfaxcounty.gov

Boy Scouts of America Public Health Merit Badge Event
When: November 7 from 1 to 5 p.m.
Where: Kelly Square, 10777 Main Street, 3rd floor, Fairfax, VA
Membership Requirements:  MRC active members only
Registration: Contact hdmrc@fairfaxcounty.gov

MRC Orientation
When: November 10 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Kelly Square, 10777 Main Street, 3rd floor, Fairfax, VA
Membership Requirements:  New and pending volunteers — medical and non-medical
Registration: TRAINVa Course Code: 1041920 

EPI News for MRC
When: November 15 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.  
Where: Kelly Square, 10777 Main Street, 3rd floor, Fairfax, VA
Membership Requirements:  Active volunteers
Registration: TRAINVa Course Code: 1058468

MRC Advisory Council
When: November 17 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Kelly Square, 10777 Main Street, 3rd floor, Fairfax, VA
Membership Requirements: Advisory Council Members only

Basic Training

All Fairfax MRC members must complete an application and the Basic Training Requirements to be considered an Active Level volunteer and participate in any MRC-related activity.

Basic Training Requirements include the following classes:

  • MRC 101: Orientation
  • FEMA IS-700: National Incident Management System (NIMS) An Introduction
  • FEMA IS-100: Introduction to Incident Command System

New volunteers must complete MRC Orientation and Personal Preparedness to fulfill the personal preparedness training requirement.

Pending volunteers, who have completed their Orientation, must complete the Personal Preparedness Workshop prior to being accepted as an Active member of Fairfax MRC.

Active volunteers, who have already completed their Basic Training Requirements, must complete the Personal Preparedness Workshop by September 1, 2016.

Learn more about basic training and apply to the MRC!


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