Fairfax MRC Recognized by Fairfax County Board of Supervisors
On Tuesday, March 9th the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors passed a resolution to recognize the Fairfax Medical Reserve Corps volunteers along with Fairfax County Health Department and other County staff for their efforts during the H1N1 response. Chairman Sharon Bulova who attended one of the mass vaccination clinics was especially grateful, calling the efforts "heroic" and "an amazingly well executed campaign." Many of the MRC volunteers and County staff who were active in the response were present at the ceremony. You can watch video of the presentation on Channel 16's Web Page and view the Certificate of Recognition.
The Fairfax MRC was recognized with a Certificate of Appreciation from the Office of the Civilian Volunteer Medical Reserve Corps (OCVMRC) and the Office of the U.S. Surgeon General for service to the community in response to the 2009 H1N1 Influenza Pandemic. Captain Robert Tosatto, Director of the OCVMRC, states, "Your efforts have improved the resiliency and are building a stronger nation."