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

Vector Borne Illnesses Training: The Zika Virus
When: Thursday, May 12, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Where: Fairfax County Health Department, 10777 Main Street, 3rd Floor, Fairfax, VA 22030
Membership Requirements: Active MRC volunteers
Registration: TRAINVa Course ID: 1063521

Assisting Individuals With Access and Functional Needs Webinar
When: Tuesday, May 24, 6:30-8 p.m.
Where: Online Webinar
Membership Requirements: Active MRC volunteers
Registration: TRAINVa Course ID: 1063202

CASPER Training
When: Pick one session: Tuesday, May 31, 6:30-9 p.m.; Wednesday, June 1, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.; or Thursday, June 2, 6:30-9 p.m.
Where: Fairfax County Health Department, 10777 Main Street, Fairfax, VA 22030
Membership Requirements: Active MRC members who are willing to participate in the CASPER project
Registration: VMS

CASPER Community Survey
When: Saturday, June 4 and Sunday, June 5 (please see opportunity for shift details)
Where: Fairfax County, VA
Membership Requirements: Active MRC member and must have completed the CASPER training
Registration: VMS

MRC Orientation
When: Tuesday, June 14, 7-9 p.m.
Where: Fairfax County Health Department, 10777 Main Street, Fairfax, VA 22030
Membership Requirements: New members, those who are interested in Fairfax County MRC
Registration: TRAINVa Course ID: 1041920

Personal Preparedness Workshop
When: Thursday, June 23, 7-9 p.m.
Where: Fairfax County Health Department, 10777 Main Street, Fairfax, VA 22030
Membership Requirements: Active MRC volunteers who must complete this training requirement
Registration: TRAINVa Course ID: 1048021

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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